Name: Acadia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Acadia

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    (uh KAY dee uh)
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    Itself (Acadia)
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    English speaking countries
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    Acadia was the name given to a former French colony stretching from South-Eastern Canada through the North-Eastern U.S. It is believed to be a corruption of the Greek "arcadia," "paradise," or a Mi'kmaq word meaning "place."

    Acadia is the name of a U.S. National Park in eastern Maine.

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