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2014-05-06 12:27:24

28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse, Music, Culinary Demonstrations and Cultural Performances Bring Nova Scotia to Faneuil Hall and Fenway Park BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't be surprised if you hear the distinct Nova Scotia accent around Boston in May. From a 28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse to culinary demonstrations from Alain Bosse, Nova Scotia's famous Kilted Chef, Bostonians will have the chance to experience the culture of Nova Scotia on May 17-18, 2014 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The...

2013-07-15 23:18:29

Not only will Acadia Farms provide clients with a source of income and work experience, whether it's in marketing, horticulture, administration, but just as important, it will give them a sense of self-esteem and build confidence in their ability to contribute to society in a meaningful way. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Acadia Malibu is pleased to announce the unveiling of its exciting new organic farm project. Perched over the majestic pacific ocean, Acadia Farms sits on over six...

2012-04-27 23:03:13

Naturalist Journeys, an adventure travel company based in Portal, Arizona, announces an August 18-26, 2012 tour to Nova Scotia, highlighting the tour's innovative combination of culture and nature. With whales, land and sea birds, colorful Acadian history, signature lighthouses, world-record tides, delicious seafood and great opportunities for travel photography, the maritime province of Nova Scotia has much to offer. Portal, Arizona (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Naturalist Journeys, an adventure...


Latest ACADIA Reference Libraries

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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