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 (ĭ-kâr′ē-ə, ī-kâr′-)
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(aɪˈkɛərɪə; ɪ-)
(Placename) a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Southern Sporades group. Area: 256 sq km (99 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Ikaría Also called: Nikaria
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or I•kar•i•a

(ɪˈkɛər i ə, aɪˈkɛər-, ˌi kɑˈri ə)

a Greek island in the Aegean Sea: part of the Southern Sporades group. 7702; 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km).
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They still dream of experimental realisation of their social Utopias, of founding isolated "phalansteres," of establishing "Home Colonies," of setting up a "Little Icaria" -- duodecimo editions of the New Jerusalem -- and to realise all these castles in the air, they are compelled to appeal to the feelings and purses of the bourgeois.
Maria del Rosario Guerra Ayala; Limonar, Matanzas, 1962) is author of the poetry collections Un sitio bajo ei cielo (1991;, Vamonos a Icaria (1998), winner of the prestigious New Pines Prize; and Luna de los pobres (2011), awarded the Jose Jacinto Milanes Prize.
Publications: Series "History and Feminism," in collaboration with Icaria publishers.
And yet, the community language and culture of Icaria was neither English nor German but French, which was unusual for communities sited in the Midwest.
Icaria is a Greek island in the Aegean ten nautical miles southwest of Samos.
Citoyennes and Icaria. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 2005.
Beginning where he left off in Ancient Icaria, Papalas (history, East Carolina U.) combines some of his own experiences and interviews with a traditional study of the Greek island.
Attic Greek poet from the deme (district) of Icaria who reputedly originated the actor's role in drama.
The Icarian community sought to establish the living conditions portrayed in Etienne Cabet's 1840 utopian novel Voyage en Icaria. The male assembly dismissed their rights, and in response the Citoyennes proclaimed that they would not be silenced by the mere sentiment of equality.