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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Gordium, capital of Phrygia (now Yassihüyük in Turkey).
  • adj. Of the Gordian knot.
  • adj. Twisted; convoluted; tied as a knot.

Etymologies

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From Latin Gordium, derived from Greek Γορδιον (Gordion), the capital city of ancient Phrygia

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