- Example sentences
- Aristocrats living in democratic cities sometimes aped superficial aspects of Spartan culture - long hair, distinctive ‘Laconian’ shoes and staffs, and ‘Laconic’ speech mannerisms.
- Some believed him a Laconian, while a number of ancient authors made him a Lydian from Asia Minor.
- In a Laconian version of the Daphne myth, Leucippus a son of king Oenomaus, falls in love with Daphne, and, in order to be close to her, disguises himself as a girl in order to join her all-female retinue.
Words that rhyme with LaconiaAmazonia, ammonia, Antonia, Babylonia, begonia, bonier, Catalonia, catatonia, Cephalonia, Estonia, Ionia, Livonia, Macedonia, mahonia, Patagonia, pneumonia, pogonia, Rondônia, sinfonia, Snowdonia, valonia, zirconia
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