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Ar·ca·di·a 1

 (är-kā′dē-ə) also Ar·ca·dy (är′kə-dē)
A region of ancient Greece in the Peloponnesus. Its relatively isolated inhabitants proverbially lived a simple, pastoral life.

Ar·ca·di·a 2

also ar·ca·di·a  (är-kā′dē-ə)
A region offering rural simplicity and contentment.


1. (Placename) a department of Greece, in the central Peloponnese. Capital: Tripolis. Pop: 91 326 (2001). Area: 4367 sq km (1686 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Also called (poetic): Arcady the traditional idealized rural setting of Greek and Roman bucolic poetry and later in the literature of the Renaissance
3. (Poetry) Also called (poetic): Arcady the traditional idealized rural setting of Greek and Roman bucolic poetry and later in the literature of the Renaissance


(ɑrˈkeɪ di ə)

1. a mountainous region of ancient Greece in the central Peloponnesus: traditionally represented in literature as a place of pastoral innocence and contentment.
2. any real or imaginary place offering peace and simplicity.
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Noun1.Arcadia - a department of Greece in the central PeloponneseArcadia - a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Arcadian - an inhabitant of Arcadia


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Di queste poetiche, le piu preferite sono sempre quelle che si legano ai richiami delle Arcadie, per disprezzare creativamente il nostro tempo.
For the attention of: Marius Bogdan Balaie, Arcadie Octav Nestor
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I doubt the government can last more than six to eight months," said Arcadie Barbarosie, the executive director of the Institute for Public Policy, a think tank in the capital of Chisinau.
L'auteur, Polybe (200-118), est issu d'une grande famille de Megalopolis en Arcadie.
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Yes, my dear fellow writers, Arcadie Suceveanu and Leo Butnaru, I regret to break the news to you, but the place that once filled you with such enthusiasm looks very different today.
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142) Si le culte de Demeter a Patras et celui de Despoina a Lycosoura en Arcadie excluent la presence des femmes portant notamment des robes bariolees (A.
Fusu Arcadie y otros contra Republica de Moldavia (Seccion 3a).
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The aesthetic celebration of nature thus fits within the wider economics of tourism and housing booms: to make the countryside salable involves redeveloping it, just as French poetic depictions of arcadie divested nature of its mud and cattle.