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a member of a group of people with an enduring cultural tradition whose French Catholic ancestors established permanent communities in Louisiana and Maine after being expelled from Acadia in the late 18th century.
the French dialect of the Cajuns.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Cajuns, especially those of Louisiana:
Cajun cooking.
Contemporary Examples

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Secrets of Creole and Cajun Food Mary Goodbody February 16, 2010
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Historical Examples

The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes Toms de Comyn

a native of Louisiana descended from 18th-century Acadian immigrants
the dialect of French spoken by such people
the music of this ethnic group, combining blues and European folk music
denoting, relating to, or characteristic of such people, their language, or their music
Cajun [(kay-juhn)]


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