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Icaria,

Greece: see IkaríaIkaría
or Icaria
, mountainous island, c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), SE Greece, one of the Sporades, near Turkey. It has iron-ore deposits and sulfur springs. According to Greek mythology Icarus fell into the sea near the island.
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Icaria

 

a Utopian communist country described by the French Utopian socialist E. Cabet in his novel Journey to Icaria (1840; Russian translation, 1924). The name “Icaria” was also given to communist communes in North America created by E. Cabet and his followers from 1848 to 1895. The Icarians were connected with the Socialist Labor Party of the USA and with the First International.

Icaria

a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Southern Sporades group. Area: 256 sq. km (99 sq. miles)
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Today, Icaria is considered one of the world's five Blue Zones -- places where the population regularly lives to an advanced age (one in three make it into their 90s).
The utopia of Cabet (1788-1856) is expounded in a novel entitled A Journey to Icaria (1840).
One of the first such vintners in Dallas county was a Frenchmen involved with the Icaria venture named Gounant who sold his home brew for a dollar a bottle.
The southern surroundings bordering the light Thaumasia appeared dark, from Bosporos Gemmatus/Phrixi Regio, through Aonius Sinus (a darker condensation) continued via the seasonally darkened Icaria to the E.
Similarly the sanctuary of Dionysos near Icaria, in the hills north of Athens, is where the god introduced wine-making to Attica (Olalla 2002).
Examples of the Rational paradigm include Christianopolis (1619), City of the Sun (1623), The New Atlantis (1627), The Isle of Pines (1668), Commonwealth of Oceana (1656), A Voyage to Icaria (1840), News From Nowhere (1890), A Traveler from Altruria (1894), A Modern Utopia (1905), Equitania (1905), Herland (1916) and may also include many depictions of the golden age, such as the Garden of Eden in Genesis and the lost island of Atlantis in the Timaeus.
Beginning where he left off in Ancient Icaria, Papalas (history, East Carolina U.
Away from home, men encounter 'other' women, alluring and/or menacing, seductive and/or castrating: Nausicaa, Circe, Dido, islands with beguiling feminine names (Canaria, Icaria, Jamaica, Bermuda, (93) la Reunion) that lure the unattached traveler into exotic and erotic games (or impossible dreams, as in Watteau's "L'Embarquement pour l'ile de Cythere"), witness Donne's ecstatic utterance in the heat of passion:
Luxe's President and CEO, Efrem Harkham, is delighted to announce Luxe's representation of Singapore's The Scarlet, Sydney's Russell Hotel, Kenya's Whitesands Resort and Barcelona's Hotel Icaria.
With Olympienne's Monsun two-year-old El Greco showing ability on both starts this year for Sir Michael Stoute and her brother, Hellenic's 2006 gelding Thespis Of Icaria, winning both his bumper starts for Rebecca Curtis, much more will be heard of this family under both codes before the year is out.
Mujeres en el camino: el fenomeno de la migracion femenina en Espana, Barcelona, Icaria, pp.