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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient city of northern Crete near present-day Heraklion. The center of a Bronze Age culture that probably flourished from c. 2000 to 1400 BC, it is the traditional site of the labyrinth of Daedalus and the palace of King Minos.

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  • proper noun An archaeological site on the island of Crete.

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  • noun an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC

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