Utopia

See also: utopia

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin Utopia.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Utopia

  1. The satirical treatise on government by Sir Thomas More, from which the term utopia was coined.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the book Utopia (1516) by Sir Thomas More.

Coined from Ancient Greek οὐ ‎(ou, not, no) +‎ τόπος ‎(tópos, place, region), referring to its inability to exist anywhere in the real world. Compare Neverland.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ūtopia f ‎(genitive Ūtopiae); first declension

  1. A fictional island, possessing a seemingly perfect socio-politico-legal system.

DeclensionEdit

First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Ūtopia
genitive Ūtopiae
dative Ūtopiae
accusative Ūtopiam
ablative Ūtopiā
vocative Ūtopia
locative Ūtopiae
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