I.a king of Gordium, in Phrygia Major, famous for the inextricable knot on his chariot, which Alexander the Great cut with his sword, Curt. 3, 1, 15 sqq.; Just. 11, 7, 13 sqq.—Hence, Gordĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Gordius: “nodus,” i. e. an insoluble problem, Amm. 14, 11, 1.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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