Acadia etymology

English word Acadia comes from Mi'kmaq akadie

Detailed word origin of Acadia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
akadie Mi'kmaq (mic)
Ἀρκαδία Ancient Greek (grc)
Arcadia Italian (ita)
Acadia English (eng) (history) A colonial territory owned by France in the 17th and early 18th centuries, spanning over what are now the Maritime provinces of eastern Canada (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland) and part of the state of Maine in the USA.. A parish in southern Louisiana settled by Acadian exiles.. Acadia National Park, a national park in Maine.

Words with the same origin as Acadia

Descendants of akadie
Acadian Arcadian Arcady Evangeline