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  • n. A Helot who was freed from the Spartan army after serving as a hoplite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In ancient Sparta, one of those Helots who were freed by the state in reward for military service.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient Sparta, a person newly admitted to citizenship; a newly enfranchised helot.


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