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We found 27 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word gordian knot:
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General dictionaries General (22 matching dictionaries)
  1. Gordian knot: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. Gordian knot: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. Gordian knot: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. Gordian knot: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Gordian knot: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Gordian knot: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Gordian knot: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. Gordian knot: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Gordian knot: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. Gordian knot: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. Gordian knot, the Gordian knot: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. Gordian knot: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Gordian knot: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Gordian Knot (album), Gordian Knot (band), Gordian Knot (disambiguation), Gordian Knot, Gordian knot, The Gordian_Knot (film), The Gordian Knot: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Gordian knot: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. Gordian Knot: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  17. gordian knot: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  18. gordian knot: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  19. gordian knot: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  20. Gordian knot: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  21. Gordian knot: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  22. Gordian knot: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Gordian knot: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Gordian knot: Political [home, info]
  2. Gordian knot: A Word A Day [home, info]
  3. Gordian Knot: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The Gordian Knot, The Gordian Knot: A Glossary of Mathematical Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (Gordian knot)

noun:  an intricate knot tied by Gordius, the king of Phrygia, and cut by the sword of Alexander the Great after he heard that whoever undid it would become ruler of Asia
noun:  any very difficult problem; insoluble in its own terms

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