- an ancient country in the S part of Greece. Capital: Sparta.
- a city in central New Hampshire.
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Examples from the Web for laconia
They were delightful days, for the Laconia is a Paris hotel disguised as a liner.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
She had better be housemaid at Laconia, or go in the mills again.
Yes, she had run out that way at Laconia—how long ago it seemed.
Was she rather unpolished when they had first come from Laconia.
This mountain is visible from the shore of the lake at Laconia.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery
Samuel Adams Drake
- an ancient country of S Greece, in the SE Peloponnese, of which Sparta was the capital: corresponds to the present-day department of Lakonia
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