arcadia

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arcadia (plural arcadias)

  1. Alternative capitalization of Arcadia.
    • 1880, Allan Pinkerton, Bucholz and the Detectives[1]:
      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.

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