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Spartan

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noun Spar·tan \ˈspär-tən\

Definition of Spartan

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of ancient Sparta

  2. 2 :  a person of great courage and self-discipline

Spar·tan·ism play \-ˌi-zəm\ noun


15th Century

First Known Use of spartan

15th century

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Spartan

adjective Spar·tan

Definition of Spartan

  1. 1 :  of or relating to Sparta in ancient Greece

  2. 2a often not capitalized :  marked by strict self-discipline or self-denial <a Spartan athlete>b often not capitalized :  marked by simplicity, frugality, or avoidance of luxury and comfort <a Spartan room>c :  laconicd :  undaunted by pain or danger

Spar·tan·ly adverb


1561

First Known Use of spartan

1561


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