A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-key-dee-uh n]
    • /əˈkeɪ di ən/
    • /əˈkædɪən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-key-dee-uh n]
    • /əˈkeɪ di ən/

Definitions of acadian word

  • adjective acadian denoting or relating to Acadia or its inhabitants 3
  • noun acadian any of the early French settlers in Nova Scotia, many of whom were deported to Louisiana in the 18th century 3
  • adjective acadian of or relating to Acadia or its inhabitants. 1
  • noun acadian a native or inhabitant of Acadia. 1
  • noun acadian Cajun (def 1). 1
  • adjective acadian Of or pertaining to Acadia, its people, or their language or culture. 0

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Origin of acadian

First appearance:

before 1695
One of the 49% oldest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1695-1705; Acadi(a) + -an

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Parts of speech for Acadian


acadian popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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