Definitions for laconian

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

La•co•ni•aləˈkoʊ ni ə(n.)

  1. (n.)an ancient country in the SE Peloponnesus, in S Greece.

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

    Ref: Cap.: Sparta.

La•co′ni•an(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Laconian(noun)

    a resident of Laconia


  1. Laconian(Noun)

    An inhabitant of Laconia.

  2. Laconian(ProperNoun)

    A subdialect of the Doric dialect of Ancient Greek, most notably spoken by the Spartans.

  3. Origin: From (Lakōn) "Laconian"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laconian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Laconia, a division of ancient Greece; Spartan

  2. Laconian(noun)

    an inhabitant of Laconia; esp., a Spartan


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