[ih-kair-ee-uh, ahy-kair-; Greek ee-kah-ree-ah]
- Also Ikaria. a Greek island in the Aegean Sea: a part of the Southern Sporades group. 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km).
- any of the former Utopian communities founded by the followers of Étienne Cabet, especially the one established at Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1849.
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I'll direct you telepathically when you reach Icaria, if we aren't already there.Rebels of the Red Planet
Charles Louis Fontenay
Icaria has no inhabitants, but it has pastures, of which the Samians avail themselves.
Icaria is a romantic sequel to the Owen and Fourier colonies.
As a result, Cabet, in 1856, was expelled from his own Icaria!
Then an inventive young poet from the village of Icaria in Attica hit upon a new idea which proved a tremendous success.The Story of Mankind
Hendrik Van Loon
- a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Southern Sporades group. Area: 256 sq km (99 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Ikaría Also called: Nikaria
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