Pronunciation: (spär'tn), [key]
1. Also,Spar•tan•icPronunciation: (spär-tan'ik). [key]
2. of or pertaining to Sparta or its people.
3. suggestive of the ancient Spartans; sternly disciplined and rigorously simple, frugal, or austere.
4. brave; undaunted.
1. a native or inhabitant of Sparta.
2. a person of Spartan characteristics.
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