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arcadia (plural arcadias)
- Alternative letter-case form of
1880, Allan Pinkerton, Bucholz and the Detectives:
- He had read of the wonderful success which attended the efforts of some of his countrymen who had emigrated to Australia, that arcadia of the agriculturist, and burning with a desire to seek his fortune in the new land of promise, he began to make inquiries of the place, its products, and of the possibilities of successful operations while there.
1999 December 17, Fred Camper, “The Kitsch Pitch”, Chicago Reader:
- No other development is visible, and the road is free of traffic--a path to freedom through a perfect arcadia.