River in Arcadia, Greece.
Arcadia definition by Webster's New World
any place of rural peace and simplicity
Origin: after Arcadia
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- ancient, relatively isolated pastoral region in the central Peloponnesus
- department of modern Greece occupying the same general area
Arcadia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- also Ar·ca·dy 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.
A region offering rural simplicity and contentment.