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- n. A Canadian whose first language is French.
- proper n. The French language as spoken in Canada, Canadian French.
- adj. Alternative form of French-Canadian. Of or relating to francophone Canadians.
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- n. a Canadian descended from early French settlers and whose native language is French
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It was feared at the beginning, as it is feared now in some quarters, that to grant to the French Canadian immigrants priests of their own tongue and nationality would encourage them to form a sort of state within the state, thereby causing great harm to the nation as a whole.
Combining with these small figures the totals for the five divisions given in the last column of the table, we get the grand total of 810,105 persons of French Canadian parentage living under the United States Flag.
It was 1988, the Winter Olympics were in Canada, and Jacques Pelletier was glued to the coverage on French Canadian TV.
It is these permanent French Canadian immigrants who have organized parishes and parochial schools, erected churches and convents, and now constitute the labouring power par excellence in all the industrial centres of New England.
French Canadian physician and educator, b. at St. Laurent, P.Q.,
As they proceeded down the Chaudière River, they suddenly came upon a French Canadian settlement, where they were charitably received and fed fresh vegetables and beef.
O'Sullivan's French Canadian descendants are still to be found under the name of Sylvain.
Although the first to enter the state, French Canadian immigrants are not numerous.
Catholic, and so were the great explorer Simon Fraser, J.M. Quesnel, one of his two lieutenants and all his French Canadian companions.