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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.
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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
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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[ˈspɑːtə] NEsparta f
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[ˈspɑːtə] nSparta
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76-81 mais des exceptions a ce principe existent, c'est le cas de Sparte, ou le legislateur legendaire Lycurgue n'aurait pas interdit d'enterrer des morts dans la ville d'apres Plutarque, Lycurgue, 27, 1.
(30) Un grand juriste du XIXe siecle, Simon Greenleaf, n'a pas craint de souligner que l'origine de la presomption d'innncence remontait aux temps de l'Antiquite a Athenes, Sparte et Rome notamment et meme jusqu'au Deuteronnme: voir Coffin v United States, (1895) 156 US 432, 15 S Ct 394 a la p 403.