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[nos-uh s]
  1. Knossos.
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Related formsGnos·si·an, adjective
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Examples from the Web for gnossus

Historical Examples

  • The heifers of Gnossus and of Cydon 751 sighed to mate with him.

    Ars Amatoria, or The Art Of Love


  • From Gnossus, whence the Greeks drew all their laws and science, came probably the Greek word gnosis, meaning knowledge.

    Archaic England

    Harold Bayley

  • This would be a most extraordinary oversight, as the scene is laid in Crete, in the town of Gnossus.

  • I come to thee a more constant lover; damsel of Gnossus, lay aside thy fear, the wife of Bacchus shalt thou be.