Definitions for acadiaəˈkeɪ di ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
A•ca•di•aəˈkeɪ di ə(n.)
a region and former French colony on the N Atlantic coast of North America, including the present Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, and part of Maine: ceded to the British 1713.
Category: Geography (places), Western History
the French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces
A colonial territory owned by France in the 17th and early 18th centuries, spanning over what is now northeast USA and the Maritime provinces of eastern Canada (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland)
Acadia National Park, a national park in Maine
A parish in southern Louisiana settled by Acadian exiles.
Origin: From Archadia (1520), possibly from Ἀρκαδία, or possibly from akadie.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the French name for Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.