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Word: spartan

Definition: without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life


Sentences Containing 'spartan'

"Los Oficials Elite" won the third and deciding fall when 911 intentionally unmasked Spartan, which is against the rules of "Lucha Libre".
A convincing Spartan victory in 418 BC demonstrated that the Peloponnesian confederation remained solid.
A helot of Agesilaus made us a dish of Spartan broth, but I was not able to get down a second spoonful.
A year later, the Greeks, under the Spartan Pausanias, defeated the Persian army at Plataea.
After years of declining market share, Carpenter was closed in 2001 by its parent company, Spartan Motors.
Among the political plays, "El dueño de las estrellas" stands out as a stunning tragedy, dealing with Lycurgus, the Spartan lawgiver.
Between 1985 and 1986 Spartan Stores was in negotiations to buy Eberhards' stores and headquarters/distribution center.
But at the same time, Spartan women had an unusual level of rights.
Cleomenes I, the king of Sparta, installed a pro-Spartan oligarchy led by Isagoras.
Critics suggested that this was meant to stand in stark contrast to the sheer masculinity of the Spartan army.
Despite this spartan existence, the colony continually added new members, the population growing to around 100 at its height in 1934–5.
Dilios, a Spartan soldier, narrates the story of Leonidas from his boyhood to becoming a king of Sparta.
During the mission the crew successfully deployed and retrieved a SPARTAN satellite and the Wake Shield Facility.
During the reading of this, which was long, the public attention was continually drawn towards Andrea, who bore the inspection with Spartan unconcern.
Ephraim Lytle, assistant professor of Hellenistic History at the University of Toronto, states that "300" selectively idealizes Spartan society in a "problematic and disturbing" fashion, as well as portraying the "hundred nations of the Persians" as monsters and non-Spartan Greeks as weak.
Far more modern than its predecessor, the Coach featured a Spartan Motors chassis.
For 2007, the Racers moved to the Spartan Events Center.
He appeared in several movies including "Galaxina","Homicide", "Edmond", "State and Main" and "Spartan".
He grew up in poverty with his mother and father and older brother, in a spartan miner’s cottage, sharing a bed with his brother and wearing handed down clothes.
Herodotus' fanciful numbers are used to populate the Persian army, and Plutarch's discussion of Greek women, specifically Spartan women, is inserted wrongly in the dialogue between the "misogynist" Persian ambassador and the Spartan king.
However, a VHS release of the film did exist in the mid-1980s under the title "Spartan X", which has the outtakes intact. Box office.
However, the Air Force has recently announced the end of the C-27 Spartan program, eliminating the aircraft from Air National Guards units.
In 1991, the Cavalier was replaced by the Counselor FE and the Coach RE; the latter marked the beginning of the relationship of Carpenter with Spartan Motors.
In 272 BC, Cleonymus, an important Spartan, invited him to invade Laconia.
In 424 BC, during the Peloponnesian War, the Athenians attacked Thyrea, burned the town, and took Aeginetan and Spartan prisoners back to Athens.
In the fall of 20011 the original Oficiales kicked Spartan out of the group he cost their team a number of matches due to disqualifications.
It would be much more classically Spartan if Leonidas laughed and kicked him off the cliff."
Most of the wall surfaces on the platform are faced with gray marble, though the overall appearance is spartan.
On its previous mission, STS-87 in November 1997, Spartan developed problems shortly after being deployed from the Shuttle and had to be brought back into the Shuttle's payload bay.
One innovation that Carpenter introduced during this period was a change to the design of its "Crown RE", mounted on a Spartan Motors chassis.
Our store is run by student members, providing them with valuable business experience, and sells everything a Spartan needs for a successful school day.
RC Spartan Oradea (also known as Nágyvarad Spartans, as Nágyvarad is the Hungarian name for the city) is a Romanian rugby club in Oradea.
Reference would be made to the examination of the Spartan youth, to the customs of the Academy of Plato, and the water consecration among the Athenian Sophists of Late Antiquity.
Some ancient authorities ascribe the work to a Spartan named Cinaethon, and even to Homer.
Sometime between FY 2012 and 2014, the 103d was programmed to receive the new Joint Cargo Aircraft, the C-27 Spartan.
Soon after this, the Spartan king, Areus, returned from Crete with 2,000 men.
The Italian Air Force has HH-3F helicopters for its activity, as well as C-130J "Hercules II" and C-27J "Spartan".
The resulting district adopted the "Spartan" name, of which the first class graduated in 1968 from the old Germantown High School.
The Seabury mascot is a Spartan and the school colors are red and blue.
The Spartan 201 spacecraft was released by the crew, flying free from the Shuttle, studying the acceleration of the solar wind that originates in the sun's solar corona.
The Spartan 201-5 free-flyer was deployed and retrieved using the Shuttle's mechanical arm.
The Spartan king Cleomenes I is reported, in a fit of madness, to have slit his stomach open, and ripped his own bowels out.
The Spartan Little Theater produces a musical every spring.
The Spartan misinterpreted this oracle, believing that it referred to them measuring out the line to split it into kleros (the land allocated to each Spartan citizen upon coming of age).
The Spartan survivor, Othryades, was ashamed to be the only man in his unit to live, so he killed himself on the field of battle rather than return to Sparta.
The Spartan's Baseball team has won 3 state championship's in baseball in 1995, 1997, and in 2008.
These problems were due to human error, and Spartan was cleared for use again on STS-95.
They fought until nightfall, when only three men were left: two Argives, Alcenor and Chromius and one Spartan, Othryades.
This was the fifth flight for the Spartan payload; it originally flew on the STS-56 mission in April 1993.
While deployed from the Shuttle, Spartan gathered measurements of the solar corona and solar wind.

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