Definitions for Arcadiaɑrˈkeɪ di ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ar•ca•di•aɑrˈkeɪ di ə(n.)

  1. a mountainous region of ancient Greece in the central Peloponnesus: traditionally represented in literature as a place of pastoral innocence and contentment.

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

  2. any real or imaginary place offering peace and simplicity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arcadia(noun)

    a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese

Wiktionary

  1. Arcadia(ProperNoun)

    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.

  2. Arcadia(ProperNoun)

    A mountainous region of ancient Greece.

  3. Arcadia(ProperNoun)

    A city in California, USA.

  4. Arcadia(ProperNoun)

    A city in Louisiana, USA.

  5. Arcadia(ProperNoun)

    Used as a name for an ideal region of rural and idyllic contentment.

  6. Origin: From Ἀρκαδία.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arcadia(noun)

    a mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness

  2. Arcadia(noun)

    fig.: Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet

Freebase

  1. Arcadia

    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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