French Canadian


Definition of French Canadian

: one of the descendants of French settlers in Lower Canada

Other Words from French Canadian

French-Canadian adjective

Examples of French Canadian in a Sentence

the French Canadians of Quebec and other provinces

First Known Use of French Canadian

1758, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of French Canadian was in 1758

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“French Canadian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of French Canadian

: a Canadian whose family comes originally from France


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