Arcadia

Arcadia

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

2. Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet. Where the cow is, there is arcadia. (j. Burroughs)

Origin: L. Arcadia, gr.

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