Grand Pré


Grand Pré
   A village on the shores of the Basin of Minas. Stands upon or near the site of the old village of the same name, one of the principal settlements of the Acadians. The scene of many conflicts between the French and English; and of the final expulsion of the Acadians. See Acadians.
   Bib.: Parkman, Half Century of Conflictand Montcalm and Wolfe.

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