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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient region of southern Greece in the southeast Peloponnesus. It was dominated by Sparta until the rise of the second Achaean League in the third and second centuries B.C.

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  • proper n. A region (formerly Lacedemonia or Lacaedaemonia) in the southern Peloponnese which has had Sparta as its capital for over 3,000 years.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient region of southern Greece in the southeastern Peloponnesus; dominated by Sparta


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