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  1. xenelasia(Noun)


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  1. Xenelasia(noun)

    a Spartan institution which prohibited strangers from residing in Sparta without permission, its object probably being to preserve the national simplicity of manners


  1. Xenelasia

    Xenelasia was the title given to a set of laws in ancient Doric Crete and Lacedæmonia that proscribed the exclusion of foreigners and any foreign arts and music into their respective commonwealths.


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