from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the ancient Greek region of Arcadia or its people, language, or culture.
- adj. Rustic, peaceful, and simple; pastoral: a country life of arcadian contentment.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the ancient Greek region of Arcadia.
- n. One who leads or prefers a simple, rural life.
- n. The dialect of ancient Greek used in Arcadia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An inhabitant of ancient Arcadia.
- n. An ideal rustic.
- adj. Pertaining to ancient Arcadia.
- adj. Ideally rustic.
- n. An inhabitant or a resident of Arcadia, (US), and its suburbs.
- n. A thing that originates from Arcadia, (US).
- adj. Pertaining to Arcadia (US).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Arcadia; pastoral; ideally rural.
- adj. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Arcadia, a mountainous district of Greece in the heart of the Peloponnesus, or to its inhabitants, who were a simple pastoral people, fond of music and dancing.
- Pastoral; rustic; simple; innocent.
- Pertaining to or characteristic of the Academy of the Arcadians, an Italian poetical (now also scientific) society founded at Rome in 1690, the aim of the members of which was originally to imitate classic simplicity.
- Sometimes written Arcadic.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Arcadia.
- n. A member of the Academy of the Arcadians. See I.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
- n. an inhabitant of Arcadia
From Latin Arcadius (Wiktionary)
From Arcadia + -ian (Wiktionary)