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/ (ˌbɔːˈhɛsɪən) /


of Jorge Luis Borges or his works
reminiscent of elements of Borges' stories and essays, esp labyrinths, mirrors, reality, identity, the nature of time, and infinity
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Examples from the Web for borgesian

  • Each show ends a hint of Borgesian uncertainty, as if the mystery can never quite be satisfactorily explained.

    ‘Elementary’ vs. ‘Sherlock’: Why There’s Room for More Than One Holmes|Allen Barra|November 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
  • The landscape mapped out by these experiences is simultaneously its own Borgesian map.

  • Such a Borgesian map is indeed detailed but leads no further than ourselves.