Ar*ca"di*a (#), n. [L. Arcadia, Gr. .]


A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness.


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

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


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