[ kroh-nos ]

  1. a variant of Cronus.

Words Nearby Kronos Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Kronos in a sentence

  • Revolution and war sift men and consume reputations with the voracity of Kronos, and it is good that it is so.

  • There they made an entrenched camp on the hill of Kronos, established a garrison, and held control over the Olympian hill-country.

    Hellenica | Xenophon
  • Saturn, or Kronos, the god of time, is personified by the slow and almost imperceptible motion of that remote planet.

    Astronomical Myths | John F. Blake
  • Some peasants went by with a small train of donkeys on a path which wound away at the foot of the hill of Kronos.

    In the Wilderness | Robert Hichens
  • Kronos was an old162 man with a long flowing beard, and held a sickle or scythe in his hands, with which he cut down everything.

    A Manual of the Historical Development of Art | G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi

British Dictionary definitions for Kronos


/ (ˈkrəʊnɒs) /

  1. a variant of Cronus

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