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EtymologyEdit

Coined by Thomas More in 1516 in his book Utopia from Ancient Greek οὐ (ou, not) +‎ τόπος (tópos, place, region).[1] Compare dystopia.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ūtopia f sg (genitive Ūtopiae); first declension

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

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ūtopia
Genitive Ūtopiae
Dative Ūtopiae
Accusative Ūtopiam
Ablative Ūtopiā
Vocative Ūtopia
Locative Ūtopiae

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