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Adjective: spartan  spaa(r)-tun
  1. Resolute in the face of pain, danger or adversity
    "spartan courage"
  2. Unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
    "a Spartan upbringing";
    - severe
  3. Practising great self-denial
    "a spartan diet";
    - ascetic, ascetical, austere
Noun: Spartan  spaa(r)-t(u)n
  1. A resident of Sparta
Adjective: Spartan  spaa(r)-t(u)n
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people

Derived forms: Spartans

See also: abstemious, nonindulgent, resolute, strict

Type of: Greek, Hellene

Part of: Sparta

Encyclopedia: Spartan, Kempton Park