1 of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people
2 resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity; "spartan courage"
3 unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells; "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien"; "a strict disciplinarian"; "a Spartan upbringing" [syn: severe, strict]
4 practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence" [syn: ascetic, ascetical, austere] n : a resident of Sparta
- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)tən
- A citizen of Sparta.
- Of or relating to Sparta or its citizens.
Spartan may refer to:
- John Spartan, male lead character in the 1990s movie Demolition Man
- Spartan (comics), Wildstorm comic book character
- Spartan (film), written and directed by David Mamet and starring Val Kilmer
- Spartan Federation, faction in the PC game Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
- Spartan (computer game), turn-based strategy game
- Spartan: Total Warrior, video game for the PS2, Xbox, and GameCube platforms
- SPARTAN Project, fictional super soldier producing government project in the Halo video game series
- Meet the Spartans, parody movie, based on the movie 300
spartan in German: Spartan
spartan in Italian: Spartan
spartan in Dutch: Spartan
spartan in Japanese: スパルタン (曖昧さ回避)
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