Definitions for laconialəˈkoʊ ni ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
La•co•ni•aləˈkoʊ ni ə(n.)
(n.)an ancient country in the SE Peloponnesus, in S Greece.
Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Sparta.
an ancient region of southern Greece in the southeastern Peloponnesus; dominated by Sparta
A region (formerly Lacedemonia or Lacaedaemonia) in the southern Peloponnese which has had Sparta as its capital for over 3,000 years.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
ancient name for Sparta, the inhabitants of which were noted for the brevity of their speech.