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Laconia (city, United States)

Laconia, city (1990 pop. 15,743), seat of Belknap co., central N.H., near lakes Winnisquam and Winnipesaukee and on the Winnipesaukee River; settled c.1761, inc. as a city 1893. It is a popular summer and winter resort and the industrial and trade center of a lake resort and farming region. Among the city's products are computer parts, machinery, building materials, metal and paper products, transportation equipment, textiles, and electronics.

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Laconia (ancient region, Greece)

Laconia (ləkō´nēə) or Lacedaemon (lăs´ədē´mən), ancient region, S Peloponnesus, Greece, bounded on the W by Messenia and on the N by Arcadia and Argolis. On the Eurotas (now Evrotás), the principal river, stood Sparta, the capital. Sparta dominated the region, despite the existence of many other towns, until the rise of the second Achaean League in the 3d and 2d cent. BC Laconia (now Lakonías) is today a name of Greece.

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