What does Lacedaemonian mean?

Lacedaemonian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1780, from Latin Lacedaemonius, from Greek Lakedaimonios, from Lakedaimon, an ancient Greek title for Sparta while the area around it.


Lacedaemonian meaning in General Dictionary

Of or related to Lacedaemon or Sparta, the principle city of Laconia within the Peloponnesus.

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  • A Spartan.

Lacedaemonian meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or with respect to Lacedaemon or Sparta, the chief town of Laconia within the Peloponnesus.

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  • (n.) A Spartan.

Sentence Examples with the word Lacedaemonian

In 411 B.C., at the time of the oligarchical revolution at Athens, Thasos again revolted from Athens and received a Lacedaemonian governor; but in 407 the partisans of Lacedaelnon were expelled, and the Athenians under Thrasybulus were admitted.

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