arcadian








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  1. of Arcadia.
  2. rural, rustic, or pastoral, especially suggesting simple, innocent contentment.

noun

  1. a native of Arcadia.
  2. the dialect of ancient Greek spoken in Arcadia.

adjective

  1. of or relating to Arcadia or its inhabitants, esp the idealized Arcadia of pastoral poetry
  2. rustic or bucolica life of Arcadian simplicity

noun

  1. an inhabitant of Arcadia
  2. a person who leads or prefers a quiet simple rural life

“ideally rustic or rural; an idealized rustic,” 1580s, from Greek Arkadia, district in the Peloponnesus, taken by poets as an ideal region of rural felicity, traditionally from Arkas (genitive Arkadas), son of Zeus, name of the founder and first ruler of Arcadia.

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