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Definition of Labyrinth

Labyrinth

  1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior to the entrance; as, the Egyptian and Cretan labyrinths.
  2. Any intricate or involved inclosure; especially, an ornamental maze or inclosure in a park or garden.
  3. Any object or arrangement of an intricate or involved form, or having a very complicated nature.
  4. An inextricable or bewildering difficulty.
  5. The internal ear. See Note under Ear.
  6. A series of canals through which a stream of water is directed for suspending, carrying off, and depositing at different distances, the ground ore of a metal.
  7. A pattern or design representing a maze, -- often inlaid in the tiled floor of a church, etc.

Labyrinth Quotations

He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
Victor Hugo

With a labyrinth, you make a choice to go in - and once you've chosen, around and around you go. But you always find your way to the center.
Jeff Bridges

The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is like the greatest, most fantastic library you could ever imagine. It's a labyrinth of books with tunnels, bridges, arches, secret sections - and it's hidden inside an old palace in the old city of Barcelona.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon

It's so easy for me to get caught up in the feeling of a city like Venice, where everything is just beautiful color and gorgeous buildings that are so peaceful. You can roam around and get lost in the labyrinth.
Nanette Lepore

The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
Norman Vincent Peale
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Labyrinth Translations

labyrinth in Italian is labirinto
labyrinth in Spanish is laberinto, dedalo
labyrinth in Swedish is labyrint