A group of leaders in the literature and thought of France. The French Academy is supported by the government of France and sets standards for use of the French language.
- Academy, plato's
academy, plato’s A school of philosophy established by Plato in ancient Athens, named after a legendary Greek hero, Hecademus. The Academy continued in operation for several hundred years. Note: The academy, academe, and academic life are general terms for learning in schools, colleges, and universities.
a former French colony in SE Canada: ceded to Great Britain 1713. Contemporary Examples On Tuesday, we took the kids to Acadia National Park—about 55 miles from where we were staying. Testing Automatic Link, the FitBit for Your Car Jamie Todd Rubin July 7, 2014 Historical Examples He arrived in Acadia in 1650, with his […]
- Acadia national park
a national park in Maine, on Mount Desert Island. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km). Contemporary Examples On Tuesday, we took the kids to Acadia National Park—about 55 miles from where we were staying. Testing Automatic Link, the FitBit for Your Car Jamie Todd Rubin July 7, 2014
of or relating to or its inhabitants. a native or inhabitant of . (def 1). Contemporary Examples There could be no more fitting companion for the Acadian chicken stew entree inscribed on a blackboard in the dining room. On the Canadian Border, It’s Pancakes for Every Meal Jane & Michael Stern July 5, 2014 Historical […]
- Acadian flycatcher
a small flycatcher, Empidonax virescens, of eastern North America, usually having olive-green plumage above with a yellow tinge on the sides and belly.