- a coastal region of the W central part of ancient Greece: now part of the province of Aetolia and Acarnania in modern Greece.
Modern Greek Akarnanía.
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The name of Troy has been heard, perchance, even in Acarnania?Andromache
However, the hope of recovering Acarnania principally moved them.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six
The regency confided to M. Lepidus, 201, who hands over the administration to Aristomenes of Acarnania.A Manual of Ancient History
A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
Acarnania marks the line of country, which formed the ordinary route from Thessaly to Peloponnesus.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3
W. E. Gladstone
While affairs at Ambracia were in this state, the Ætolians had returned from ravaging Acarnania, to Stratus.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End