Meaning of Sparta

Spar•ta

Pronunciation: (spär'tu), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient city in S Greece: the capital of Laconia and the chief city of the Peloponnesus, at one time the dominant city of Greece: famous for strict discipline and training of soldiers.
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