Cajun

(redirected from Cajun people)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Cajun people: creole
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to Cajun

a Louisianian descended from Acadian immigrants from Nova Scotia ('Cajun' comes from 'Acadian')

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
It offers, in its concluding chapters, a story of the Acadian diaspora, which dispersed people to Quebec, Maine, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, elsewhere in the Canadian Maritimes, and Louisiana where a generation later they began to gather themselves and to constitute the Cajun people.
A spoken prologue is flimsy and useless; having a dancer narrate what are essentially program notes proclaiming the glory of the Cajun people is a curious way to get things started, especially when Brown and Monte's affection for this culture soon becomes obvious through their jubilant choreography.
Chopin lived in Louisiana after her marriage (1870) to Oscar Chopin; after his death she began to write about the Creole and Cajun people she had observed in the South.
This chapter assumes without support that Cajun music represents an integral part of the lives of Cajun people.
While onboard, passengers will be treated to the traditional dances, rich history, unique crafts and tantalizing cuisine of the Cajun people.
While onboard, passengers will be treated to the traditional dances, rich history, one-of-a-kind crafts and tantalizing cuisine of the Cajun people.