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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

The library, with its Daedalian labyrinth, mysterious hush, and faintly ominous aroma of knowledge, has been replaced by the computer's cheap glow, pesky chirp, and data spillage.
P. J. O'Rourke

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

I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish.
Marcel Marceau

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
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Labyrinth Translations

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

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