Definition of Acadia in English:

Acadia

proper noun

  • A former French colony established in 1604 in the territory now forming Nova Scotia in Canada. It was contested by France and Britain until it was eventually ceded to Britain in 1763; French-speaking Acadians were deported to other parts of North America, especially Louisiana.

Origin

From Acadie, the French name for Nova Scotia.

Pronunciation:

Acadia

/əˈkeɪdɪə/