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Arcadian (adj.)

"ideally rustic or rural;" as a noun, "an idealized rustic," 1580s, from Greek Arkadia, a mountainous district landlocked in the Peloponnesus, regarded by the ancient Greeks as rude, impoverished, and inhospitable, but taken by 16c. European poets as an ideal region of rural felicity. See Arcadia.

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Definitions of Arcadian from WordNet
1
arcadian (adj.)
(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic;
a country life of arcadian contentment
Synonyms: bucolic / pastoral
2
Arcadian (n.)
an inhabitant of Arcadia;
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