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Sparta Line breaks: Sparta
Pronunciation: /ˈspɑːtə/

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, defeating its rival Athens in the Peloponnesian War to become the leading city of Greece.

Words that rhyme with Sparta

barter, Bata, cantata, carter, cassata, charter, chipolata, ciabatta, darter, desiderata, errata, garter, imprimatur, Inkatha, Jakarta, Magna Carta, Maratha, martyr, Odonata, passata, persona non grata, rata, Renata, Río de la Plata, serenata, sonata, starter, strata, taramasalata, tartar, Tatar, Zapata

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