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Per•i•oe•ci



Pronunciation: (per"ē-ē'sī), [key]
n.pl.,
sing. -cusPronunciation: (-kus). [key]

the inhabitants of ancient Laconia, constituting a dependent people of Sparta, who governed themselves and had a monopoly on trade and manufacture. Cf. Helot (def. 1), Spartiate.

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period pieceperionychia

 

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