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laconism

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] laconia, from Ancient Greek Λακεδαίμων (Lacedaemon), the region surrounding the city of Sparta)

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laconism

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laconism ({{{1}}})
  1. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Extreme brevity in expression.
  2. (countable) A very or notably brief expression.

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