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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.
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(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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[ˈɑːkədɪ] NArcadia f
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Though not born there, he had a peculiar affection for the Isle of Thanet, and he was fired with enthusiasm at the thought of spending a fortnight so close to the earth and amid conditions which needed only a blue sky to be as idyllic as the olive groves of Arcady.
So come, you two gay youthful things to whom all life is yet fair and good, and we will seek the path to Arcady. There will be many little things along our way to make us glad.
All of a sudden I'd be traveling down a country road, and everything clean and quiet, no dust, no dirt; just streams ripplin' down sweet meadows, and lambs playing, breezes blowing the breath of flowers, and soft sunshine over everything; and lovely cows lazying knee-deep in quiet pools, and young girls bathing in a curve of stream all white and slim and natural--and I'd know I was in Arcady. I'd read about that country once, in a book.
Arcady is an illustration of this development and was part of an important body of work created for Kettles Yard in Cambridge but not shown in London until being acquired by the Crafts Council.
Y estar con alguien que espera eso es estresante por lo que consigue el efecto contrario>> (Arcady) (28).
If we remove "Raina" from "Arkadin" (the loss he feared), we are left with KD, a truncated Arcady, in which the king cannot live, which leads to his fall, a literal fall superimposed on the metaphor as he (presumably) leaps from his plane.
"I'm a risk taker." With that short sentence, readers are introduced to Arcady, a goal-scoring, wisecracking soccer star.
Was she no longer an invalid in Wimpole Street, but a Greek nymph in some dim grove in Arcady? And did the bearded god himself press his lips to hers?
Comfortably ensconced in California, to which he privately refers as his Arcady, Vander faces a disreputable end--a situation which he always secretly feared yet hoped to avoid.