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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gordian(adj)

    extremely intricate; usually in phrase `Gordian knot'

Wiktionary

  1. Gordian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Gordium, capital of Phrygia (now Yassihu00FCyu00FCk in Turkey).

  2. Gordian(Adjective)

    Of the Gordian knot.

  3. Gordian(Adjective)

    Twisted; convoluted; tied as a knot.

  4. Origin: From Gordium, derived from Greek Γορδιον (Gordion), the capital city of ancient Phrygia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gordian(adj)

    pertaining to Gordius, king of Phrygia, or to a knot tied by him; hence, intricate; complicated; inextricable

  2. Gordian(adj)

    pertaining to the Gordiacea

  3. Gordian(noun)

    one of the Gordiacea

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