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ARCADIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Arcadian mean? 

ARCADIAN (noun)
  The noun ARCADIAN has 1 sense:

1. an inhabitant of Arcadia

  Familiarity information: ARCADIAN used as a noun is very rare.


ARCADIAN (adjective)
  The adjective ARCADIAN has 1 sense:

1. used of idealized country life

  Familiarity information: ARCADIAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARCADIAN (noun)


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Meaning:

An inhabitant of Arcadia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Arcadian" is a kind of...):

Greek; Hellene (a native or inhabitant of Greece)

Holonyms ("Arcadian" is a member of...):

Arcadia (a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese)


ARCADIAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Used of idealized country life

Synonyms:

arcadian; bucolic; pastoral; rustic

Context examples:

a country life of arcadian contentment / a pleasant bucolic scene / charming in its pastoral setting / rustic tranquility

Similar:

rural (living in or characteristic of farming or country life)


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