Example sentences for: acadians

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

  • Along the Annapolis River road, such pretty little villages as Middleton, Lawrencetown, and Bridgetown bear the unmistakable mark of the New Englanders who moved into the region to take over the Acadians’ farms.

  • The Maritimes have been mainly settled by Scottish Highlanders, German Protestants, and French-speaking Acadians.

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

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

  • 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.

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