acarnania defined in 1939 yearacarnania - Acarnania;
acarnania - District of ancient Greece, and part of the modern Greek nome or prov. of Acarnania and Aetolia. Mountainous and thickly wooded, with an indented coastline, it is separated from Aetolia by the river Aspropotamo (white river), formerly Achelous. The Acarnanians, warlike and addicted to piracy, lent valuable aid to the Athenians in the Pelo-ponnesian war. Under the Romans Acarnania formed part of the prov. of Achaca or of Epirus. The walls of Stratus, the old capitals are still recognizable. The area of Acarnania, with Aetolia, is 3,013 sq.m. Pop. 255,862.
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