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Lacedaemon

[las-i-dee-muh n] /ˌlæs ɪˈdi mən/
noun
1.
2.
Classical Mythology. the son of Zeus and Taÿgete and the founder of the city of Sparta.
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  • And in Lacedaemon and Crete not only men but also women have a pride in their high cultivation.

    Protagoras Plato
  • This island was to serve as a base of operations against Lacedaemon.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • No heavier blow, he insisted, could well be inflicted on Lacedaemon.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • For ourselves, men of Lacedaemon and of the allied states, our task is completed.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • After these events, a messenger was despatched to Lacedaemon with news of the calamity.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Now these Phliasians were friends of Lacedaemon while at the zenith of her power.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • He answered: "I wished to be inferior to no man in Lacedaemon."

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Soldiers, let Lacedaemon, our own mother-city, be to you an example.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Who else but they have now brought it about that we should be fined for appearing at Lacedaemon?

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • In this mood they sent an embassy to Lacedaemon and concluded peace.

    Hellenica Xenophon
British Dictionary definitions for Lacedaemon

Lacedaemon

/ˌlæsɪˈdiːmən/
noun
1.
another name for Sparta, Laconia
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