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Knossos

[ nos-uhs ]
/ ˈnɒs əs /
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noun

a ruined city on N central Crete; capital of the ancient Minoan civilization.

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Knos·si·an, adjective

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Knossos

Cnossus

/ (ˈnɒsəs, ˈknɒs-) /

noun

a ruined city in N central Crete: remains of the Minoan Bronze Age civilization
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