Example sentences for: acadians

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Like Nova Scotia, the island was transformed by the Acadians’ deportation and their replacement by New Englanders, who named it after Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, in 1799.

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

  • Many of the villages fly the Acadians’ blue, white, and red flag modeled on that of France, but with a single star added to the blue band.

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