Example sentences for: acadians

How can you use “acadians” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • During the troubled Spanish era, thousands of French exiles from eastern Canada — Acadians, shortened to Cajuns —  migrated to Louisiana.

  • The Loyalists joined earlier settlers from New England, Pennsylvania, and Yorkshire, and French Acadians who had trickled back after their deportation during the Anglo-French wars.

  • The British had scattered Nova Scotia’s French Acadians, some to the nearby islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon (still French today), others as far as Louisiana, while a small nucleus remained in New Brunswick.

  • The dispersal began out at Grand-Pré, now a national historic park commemorating the Acadians’ resilience.

  • Descendants of Acadians and Loyalists, the warm and friendly Gaspesians are a more harmonious mix of French- and English-speaking citizens than elsewhere in Québec.

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