- of or relating to ancient Sparta; Spartan.
- a native or inhabitant of ancient Sparta; a Spartan.
Origin of Lacedaemonian
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Nevertheless the Lacedaemonian was the ideal of a primitive Greek state.Laws
In Ethiopia engraved stones are employed, of which a Lacedaemonian could make no use.Eryxias
An Imitator of Plato
I am explaining that this Lacedaemonian brevity was the style of primitive philosophy.Protagoras
Such is the tale of the destruction of the Lacedaemonian mora.
I should like to put a question to the Lacedaemonian Timocrates seated yonder.
- another word for Spartan
1780, from Latin Lacedaemonius, from Greek Lakedaimonios, from Lakedaimon, an ancient Greek name for Sparta and the district around it.