Also I·kar·i·a . 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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How to use Icaria in a sentence
Cabet thereupon framed a constitution and sought the means of founding a real Icaria.
The plucky and determined remnant, however, removed to Iowa, where on the prairie near Corning they planted a new Icaria.
Finally in 1895 New Icaria, then reduced to a few veterans, was dissolved by a unanimous vote of the community.
Icaria has no inhabitants, but it has pastures, of which the Samians avail themselves.
"Icaria," probably Kerry, in Ireland, has been made into an island and carried far out into the Atlantic.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) | John Fiske.
British Dictionary definitions for Icaria
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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