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 (lī-săn′dər) Died 395 bc.
Spartan military leader who won the final victory over Athens (404) in the Peloponnesian War.


(Biography) died 395 bc, Spartan naval commander of the Peloponnesian War


(laɪˈsæn dər)

died 395 B.C., Spartan naval commander.
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Noun1.Lysander - Spartan general who defeated the Athenians in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (died in 395 BC)
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The Lacedaemonians, to gratify their allies, and yet preserve the semblance of an adherence to their ancient institutions, had recourse to the flimsy subterfuge of investing Lysander with the real power of admiral, under the nominal title of vice-admiral.
He brought up a card, too, with the name of 'Colonel Lysander Stark' engraved upon it.
Colonel Lysander Stark had said that it was only seven miles, but I should think, from the rate that we seemed to go, and from the time that we took, that it must have been nearer twelve.
The newcomers were Colonel Lysander Stark and a short thick man with a chinchilla beard growing out of the creases of his double chin, who was introduced to me as Mr.
Colonel Lysander Stark stopped at last before a low door, which he unlocked.
As she spoke a light sprang into view at the further end of the passage, and I saw the lean figure of Colonel Lysander Stark rushing forward with a lantern in one hand and a weapon like a butcher's cleaver in the other.
I inquired of him whether he had ever heard of Colonel Lysander Stark.
They will also raise commotions concerning the degree in which they would have the established power; as if, for instance, the government is an oligarchy, to have it more purely so, and in the same manner if it is a democracy, or else to have it less so; and, in like manner, whatever may be the nature of the government, either to extend or contract its powers; or else to make some alterations in some parts of it; as to establish or abolish a particular magistracy, as some persons say Lysander endeavoured to abolish the kingly power in Sparta; and Pausanias that of the ephori.
Of the other two, one I believe was a Wellington bomber which had a distinctive cross section skeleton fuselage designed by Barnes-Wallis, and the third (on the transporter) was a single engined aircraft, probably a Harvard or perhaps a Lysander or similar.
3) Lysander Spooner died nearly a century before the original 1974 publication of Nozick's book, but it is not an exaggeration to say that Spooner witnessed a version of Nozick's thought experiment unfold during his lifetime.
I saw this at Three Rivers Wildlife Management Area in Lysander.