[gawr-dee-uh n] /ˈgɔr di ən/
pertaining to Gordius, ancient king of Phrygia, who tied a knot (the Gordian knot) that, according to prophecy, was to be undone only by the person who was to rule Asia, and that was cut, rather than untied, by Alexander the Great.
resembling the Gordian knot in intricacy.
cut the Gordian knot, to act quickly and decisively in a difficult situation; solve a problem boldly.
[gawr-dee-uh n] /ˈgɔr di ən/ noun, Zoology. 1. .
[gawr-duh-mer] /ˈgɔr də mər/ noun 1. Nadine, 1923–2014, South African short-story writer and novelist: Nobel Prize 1991. /ˈɡɔːdɪmə/ noun 1. Nadine. born 1923, South African novelist. Her books include The Lying Days (1952), The Conservationist (1974), which won the Booker prize, None to Accompany Me (1994), and The House Gun (1998). Her works were banned […]
noun a deep-fried pocket of cornmeal dough (masa), often with a filling of meat and vegetables Examples Gorditas are baked in a dry comal (griddle) and then fried in oil. Word Origin Spanish diminutive of gorda ‘thick tortilla’ or ‘little fat one’ Usage Note cooking
noun 1. one of a Scottish breed of medium-sized setters having a black-and-tan coat. noun 1. a breed of large setter originating in Scotland, with a black-and-tan coat