Definitions for Arcadiaɑrˈkeɪ di ə
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a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
A district or a prefecture in the central and mid SE Peloponnese that has a population of more than 110,000. Tripoli is the capital and a main city with a population over 22,000.
A mountainous region of ancient Greece.
A city in California, USA.
A city in Louisiana, USA.
Used as a name for an ideal region of rural and idyllic contentment.
Origin: From Ἀρκαδία.
a mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness
fig.: Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet
Origin: [L. Arcadia, Gr. .]
Arcadia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the administrative region of Peloponnese. It is situated in the central and eastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. It takes its name from the mythological character Arcas. In Greek mythology, it was the home of the god Pan. In European Renaissance arts, Arcadia was celebrated as an unspoiled, harmonious wilderness.
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