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What does "Spartan" mean?


(a.) Of or pertaining to Sparta, especially to ancient Sparta; hence, hardy; undaunted; as, Spartan souls; Spartan bravey (n.) A native or inhabitant of Sparta; figuratively, a person of great courage and fortitude

Synonyms austere, ascetic, severe, resolute, abstemious, strict, ascetical, nonindulgent

Example: "Spartan courage" Example: "A Spartan upbringing" Example: "A spartan diet"