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Syllabification: Spar·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈspärdə

Definition of Sparta in English:

A city in the southern Peloponnese in Greece, capital of the department of Laconia; population 14,400 (est. 2009). It was a powerful city state in the 5th century bc and defeated its rival Athens in the Peloponnesian War to become the leading city of Greece.

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