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Laconia

[luh-koh-nee-uh]
noun
  1. an ancient country in the S part of Greece. Capital: Sparta.
  2. a city in central New Hampshire.
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Related formsLa·co·ni·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for laconia

Historical Examples of 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.

    The Girls at Mount Morris

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • Yes, she had run out that way at Laconia—how long ago it seemed.

    The Girls at Mount Morris

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • Was she rather unpolished when they had first come from Laconia.

    The Girls at Mount Morris

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • This mountain is visible from the shore of the lake at Laconia.


British Dictionary definitions for laconia

Laconia

noun
  1. 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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