Sparta Definition

lăsĭ-dēmən
proper name
Ancient city in the S Peloponnesus, Greece: a powerful military city in Laconia.
Webster's New World
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An ancient city-state in southern Greece, noted for its strict military training.

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A city-state of ancient Greece in the southeast Peloponnesus. Settled by Dorian Greeks, it was noted for its militarism and reached the height of its power in the sixth century bc . A protracted rivalry with Athens led to the Peloponnesian Wars (460–404) and Sparta's hegemony over all of Greece. Its ascendancy was broken by Thebans in 371.
American Heritage

Origin of Sparta

  • From Doric Ancient Greek Σπάρτα (Spártā) (Attic Σπάρτη (Spártē)).

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