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Lacedaemonian

[ las-i-di-moh-nee-uhn ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to ancient Sparta; Spartan.


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of ancient Sparta; a Spartan.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Lacedaemonian1

First recorded in 1770–80; Lacedaemon + -ian

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Example Sentences

I imagine that you, too, must have heard his poems; our Lacedaemonian friend has probably heard more than enough of them.

But presently Pausanias appeared at the head of the Lacedaemonian army, and once more their dangers seemed to thicken round them.

The latter was not only a good flute-player, but, as affecting Lacedaemonian manners, laid claim to personal prowess.

The Lacedaemonian heavy-armed infantry levies amounted to six thousand men.

Cnidus was a city of high antiquity and probably of Lacedaemonian colonization.

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