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καιάδας , ου, Dor. α, ,
A.a pit or underground cavern at Sparta, into which state-prisoners or their corpses were thrown, Th.1.134, Paus. 4.18.4:—the forms καιάτας and καιέτας are found in Eust.1478.45:— also καιετός , , fissure produced by earthquake, Str.8.5.7: hence Λακεδαίμονα
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    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.18.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.5.7
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.134
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