American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A region of ancient Greece in the Peloponnesus. Its inhabitants, relatively isolated from the rest of the known civilized world, proverbially lived a simple, pastoral life.
- A city of southern California, a residential suburb of Los Angeles at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains. Population: 56,500.
- n. A region offering rural simplicity and contentment.
- n. 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.
- n. A mountainous region of ancient Greece.
- n. A city in California, USA.
- n. A city in Louisiana, USA.
- n. Used as a name for an ideal region of rural and idyllic contentment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness.
- n. Fig.: Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet.
- n. a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
- From Ancient Greek Ἀρκαδία. (Wiktionary)
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“In 1958, the year after he arrived in Rome, Twombly painted a nearly colorless, luminous canvas with the word "Arcadia" scrawled amid a field of skittering marks in pencil and crayon.”
“Having remained in this place  three days, anchored off the coast, we decided on account of the scarcity of ports to depart, always skirting the shore, which we baptized Arcadia on account of the beauty of the trees.”
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