Meaning of Spartan

Spar•tan

Pronunciation: (spär'tn), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Sparta or its people.
  2. suggestive of the ancient Spartans; sternly disciplined and rigorously simple, frugal, or austere.
  3. brave; undaunted.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Sparta.
  2. a person of Spartan characteristics.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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