Laconia[lə kō′nē ə]
Laconia definition by Webster's New World
- ancient country on the SE coast of the Peloponnesus, Greece: dominated by the city of Sparta
- department of modern Greece in the same general areaalso sp. Lakonia
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- Laconian adjective, noun
Laconia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An ancient region of southern Greece in the southeast Peloponnesus. It was dominated by Sparta until the rise of the second Achaean League in the third and second centuries B.C.