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arcadian

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adjective ar·ca·di·an \är-ˈkā-dē-ən\

Definition of arcadian

  1. 1 a :  of or relating to Arcadia or the Arcadians b :  of or relating to Arcadian

  2. 2 :  idyllically pastoral; especially :  idyllically innocent, simple, or untroubled



Examples of arcadian

  1. <the painter is fond of depicting mute, slightly mysterious figures in arcadian settings>



1565

First Known Use of arcadian

1565


Arcadian

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noun Ar·ca·di·an \är-ˈkā-dē-ən\

Definition of Arcadian

  1. 1 often not capitalized :  a person who lives a simple quiet life

  2. 2 :  a native or inhabitant of Arcadia

  3. 3 :  the dialect of ancient Greek used in Arcadia



1573

First Known Use of arcadian

1573


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