HyperDic: sparta

English > 1 sense of the word Sparta:
NOUNlocationSpartaan ancient Greek city famous for military prowess
Sparta > pronunciation
Soundsspaa'rtah
RhymesAlberta ... zeta: 71 rhymes with tah...
English > Sparta: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient Greek city famous for military prowess; the dominant city of the Peloponnesus prior to the 4th century BC.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
MembersSpartanA resident of Sparta
Part ofPeloponnese, Peloponnesus, Peloponnesian PeninsulaThe southern peninsula of Greece
SpanishEsparta
CatalanEsparta
AdjectivesSpartanof or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people

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