Sparta

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Spar·ta

 (spär′tə) also Lac·e·dae·mon (lăs′ĭ-dē′mən)
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.

Sparta

(ˈspɑːtə)
n
(Placename) an ancient Greek city in the S Peloponnese, famous for the discipline and military prowess of its citizens and for their austere way of life

Spar•ta

(ˈspɑr tə)

n.
an ancient city in S Greece: the capital of Laconia and the chief city of the Peloponnesus, at one time the dominant city of Greece.
Also called Lacedaemon.
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Noun1.Sparta - an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess; the dominant city of the Peloponnesus prior to the 4th century BC
Peloponnese, Peloponnesian Peninsula, Peloponnesus - the southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC
Spartan - a resident of Sparta
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