Arcadia

ancient, relatively isolated pastoral region in the central Peloponnesus.
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(from the article `romance`) ...and the English 18th-century novel and the pastoral romance, which, at the time of the Renaissance, revived the classical traditions of pastoral ... Italian poet whose Arcadia was the first pastoral romance and, until the rise of the Romantic movement, one of the most influential and popular works ... ...
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(from the article `Sidney, Sir Philip`) ...an outlet for his energies. In 1578 he composed a pastoral playlet, The Lady of May, for the queen. By 1580 he had completed a version of his ... [3 related articles]
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Arcadia

[n] - a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
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Arcadia

• (n.) Fig.: Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet. • (n.) A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness.
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Arcadia

noun a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
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Arcadia

[card game] == Card types and gameplay == Each player chooses objectives, or quests, and plays upon the table Character cards that, together with modifying cards, move from one Terrain card to the next. Each player may play Waylay cards to thwart their opponents or opponents` progress through the terrain. Arcadia has no starter packs; playi...
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[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, Arcadia (ə {respell|ar|KAY|dee-ə}) or more fully, the Peaceable Kingdoms of Arcadia, is a lawful neutral/lawful good-aligned plane of existence. It is one of a number of alignment-based Outer Planes that form part of the standard Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) cosmology, ...
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[Egpyt] For articles and sub-categories relating to the art-form of comics as practised in South America. ...
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[genus] Arcadia is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian in the family Rhytidosteidae from the early Triassic. The remains were found in Australia. ...
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[house] Arcadia is a historic house located between Frederick and Buckeystown, Maryland. Built about 1790, the house overlooks Monocacy National Battlefield. The house was extensively altered in the late 19th century and now possesses an elaborate balconied tower. The interior was also extensively updated at that time. The house played a ro...
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[Los Angeles Metro station] Arcadia Station is a future light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It will be located at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Santa Clara Street in Arcadia, California. When it opens, this station will be served by the Metro Gold Line. This station is currently approved for design/construct...
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[magazine] Arcadia is a Colombian-based monthly magazine. ...
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[Phoenix] Arcadia is a neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona. It is bounded roughly by 36th Street to 68th Street and from Camelback Road to Indian School Road. Arcadia contains well-kept homes on large lots; these homes command relatively high property values (as the neighborhood is adjacent to the upscale suburbs of Paradise Valley, the Biltmo...
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[play] Arcadia is a 1993 play by Tom Stoppard concerning the relationship between past and present, order and disorder, certainty and uncertainty. It has been praised by many critics as the finest play from one of the most significant contemporary playwrights in the English language.{sfn|Fleming|2008|p=1} ==Synopsis== Arcadia is set in Sidl...
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[poem] Arcadia is a pastoral poem written around 1480 by Jacopo Sannazaro and published in 1504 in Naples. Sannazaro`s Arcadia influenced the literature of the 16th and 17th centuries (e.g., Shakespeare, Philip Sidney, Marguerite de Navarre, Jorge de Montemayor, and John Milton). == Form == Arcadia by Sannazaro could be considered a prosime...
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[popular culture] Due to its mythological meaning as an unspoiled, harmonious wilderness, Arcadia has been used to refer to imaginary places in popular culture. All these meanings originate from the ancient Greek province of Arcadia, which nowadays still exists as a regional unit of Greece. ...
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[ship] A number of ships have been named Arcadia: ...
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[steamboat] The steamboat Arcadia, built in 1929, was one of the last commercial steamboats placed into service on Puget Sound. The vessel later served as a prison tender under the name J.E. Overlade, and after that, as Virginia VI, as an excursion vessel. ==Construction and design== Arcadia was built in 1929 at the Mojean Ericson shipyard ...
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[utopia] Arcadia (Ἀρκαδία) refers to a vision of pastoralism and harmony with nature. The term is derived from the Greek province of the same name which dates to antiquity; the province`s mountainous topography and sparse population of pastoralists later caused the word Arcadia to develop into a poetic byword for an idyllic vision o...
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[WI] The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Brazil, Europe, and Australasia. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is Nintendo`s second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System. The console introduced advanced graphics and sound capabilities that compe...
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Ar·ca'di·a noun [ Latin Arcadia , Greek ....] 1. A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness. 2. Fig.: Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet. «...
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Arcadia

a picturesque plateau region in Greece, reputed to be the home of pastoral poetry and commemorated by pastoral poets as an ideal landscape of peace and contentment, peopled by philosopher-shepherds.
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arcádia

any of the 18th-century Portuguese literary societies that attempted to revive poetry in that country by urging a return to classicism. They were ...
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Arcadia

Arcadia (ärkā'dēu) , region of ancient Greece, in the middle of the Peloponnesus, without a seaboard, and surrounded and dissected by mountains. The Arcadians, relatively isolated from the rest of the world, lived a proverbially simple and natural life. By far the largest city w...
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