Arcadia[är kā′dē ə]
any place of rural peace and simplicity
Origin of Arcadiaafter Arcadia
- ancient, relatively isolated pastoral region in the central Peloponnesus
- department of modern Greece occupying the same general area
A region of ancient Greece in the Peloponnesus. Its relatively isolated inhabitants proverbially lived a simple, pastoral life.
A region offering rural simplicity and contentment.
- Alternative capitalization of Arcadia.