[n] a department of Greece in the central Peloponnese
\Ar*ca"di*a\, n. [L. Arcadia, Gr. ?.]
1. A mountainous and picturesque district of Greece, in the heart of the Peloponnesus, whose people were distinguished for contentment and rural happiness.
2. Fig.: Any region or scene of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet. Where the cow is, there is Arcadia. --J. Burroughs.