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Meaning of ARCADIA

Pronunciation:  âr'keydeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
 

ARCADIA is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: Arcadian, Ellas, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, Greece, Hellenic Republic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*ca"di*a\, n. [L. Arcadia, Gr. ?.]
1. A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the
   heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished
   for contentment and rural happiness.

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

         Where the cow is, there is Arcadia.   --J.
                                               Burroughs.

 

 

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