Definition of Arcadian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɑːˈkeɪdiən//
; NAmE NAmE//ɑːrˈkeɪdiən//
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of or connected with Arcadia or an idea of perfect country life Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Latin Arcadius, from Greek Arkadia. Arcadia is literally a mountainous district in the Peloponnese of southern Greece. It represents a pastoral paradise in poetic fantasy and is the home of Pan in Greek mythology.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Arcadian