Lacedaemonian
Lacedaemonian Lac`e*d[ae]*mo"ni*an, a. [L. Lacedamonius, Gr. Lakedaimo`nios, fr. Lakedai`mwn Laced[ae]mon.] Of or pertaining to Laced[ae]mon or Sparta, the chief city of Laconia in the Peloponnesus. -- n. A Spartan. [Written also {Lacedemonian}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Lacedaemonian — (adj.) 1780, from L. Lacedaemonius, from Gk. Lakedaimonios, from Lakedaimon, an ancient Greek name for Sparta and the district around it …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lacedaemonian — adjective or noun see Lacedaemon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lacedaemonian — /las i di moh nee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to ancient Sparta; Spartan. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of ancient Sparta; a Spartan. [1770 80; LACEDAEMON + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lacedaemonian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to Lacedaemonia (Laconia) in Greece. 2. noun An inhabitant of Lacedaemonia (Laconia) in Greece …   Wiktionary

  • Lacedaemonian — [ˌlasɪdɪ məʊnɪən] noun a native or inhabitant of Lacedaemon, an area of ancient Greece comprising the city of Sparta and its surroundings. adjective of Lacedaemon or its inhabitants; Spartan …   English new terms dictionary

  • lacedaemonian — lac·e·dae·mo·ni·an …   English syllables

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  • Hyacinthus the Lacedaemonian — Hyacinthus (Ancient Greek: polytonic|Υάκινθος) was a Lacedaemonian who is said to have gone to Athens, and in compliance with an oracle, to have caused Aegleis and his other daughters to be sacrificed on the tomb of the Cyclops Geraestus, for the …   Wikipedia

  • Lacedemonian — Lacedaemonian Lac e*d[ae]*mo ni*an, a. [L. Lacedamonius, Gr. Lakedaimo nios, fr. Lakedai mwn Laced[ae]mon.] Of or pertaining to Laced[ae]mon or Sparta, the chief city of Laconia in the Peloponnesus. n. A Spartan. [Written also {Lacedemonian}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clitorians — were the inhabitants of Kleitor in ancient Arcadia, made war with Spartan king Soos in 9 century BCE. They were mentioned by Plutarch,[1] Pausanias,[2] Xenophon. The Clitorians were members of Achaean League. Contents 1 Description …   Wikipedia

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