Definitions for gordian
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extremely intricate; usually in phrase `Gordian knot'
Of or pertaining to Gordium, capital of Phrygia (now Yassihu00FCyu00FCk in Turkey).
Of the Gordian knot.
Twisted; convoluted; tied as a knot.
Origin: From Gordium, derived from Greek Γορδιον (Gordion), the capital city of ancient Phrygia
pertaining to Gordius, king of Phrygia, or to a knot tied by him; hence, intricate; complicated; inextricable
pertaining to the Gordiacea
one of the Gordiacea
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is now up to Merkel to cut the Gordian knot and give a clear signal internally and externally that Germany cannot take in refugees without limits, and that she is still the mistress of the house.
Syriza and its creditors are stuck in a Gordian Knot, and both sides will need to cave on something. Neither Greece Greece nor Greece Greece creditors want Greece Greece to default or exit the eurozone, so a compromise will probably be found.
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