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Definitions of 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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