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Lysander

[lahy-san-der] /laɪˈsæn dər/
noun
1.
died 395 b.c, Spartan naval commander and statesman.
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  • But Lysander had no mind to interfere in the province of another officer.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • All free-born persons, however, were without exception released by Lysander.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • After that, Lysander sailed into the Piraeus, and the exiles were readmitted.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • All these things Lysander delivered to the Lacedaemonians in the latter end of summer.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Lysander was not deaf to their persuasions, and by his co-operation their request was granted.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Lysander was slain, and the rest fled to the mountains, the Thebans hotly pursuing.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Their being aided and abetted by Lysander was sufficient; he sent them away discomfited.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Agesilaus resolved to act upon it, and despatched Lysander to the Hellespont.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Lysander stepped into the kitchen, and his eyes fell upon Tess.

    The Secret of the Storm Country Grace Miller White
British Dictionary definitions for Lysander

Lysander

/laɪˈsændə/
noun
1.
died 395 bc, Spartan naval commander of the Peloponnesian War
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Word Origin and History for Lysander

masc. proper name, from Greek Lysandros, literally "releasing men," from comb. form of lyein "to release" (see lose) + -andros "man" (see anthropo-).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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