Pronunciation: (är-kā'dē-u), [key]
1. a mountainous region of ancient Greece, traditionally known for the contented pastoral innocence of its people.
2. any real or imaginary place offering peace and simplicity.
3. a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles. 45,994.
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