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Knos·sos

also Cnos·sos or Cnos·sus  (nŏs′əs)
An ancient city of northern Crete near present-day Heraklion. The center of a Bronze Age culture that probably flourished from c. 2000 to 1400 bc, it is the traditional site of the labyrinth of Daedalus and the palace of King Minos.

Knossos

(ˈnɒsəs; ˈknɒs-) or

Cnossus

n
(Placename) a ruined city in N central Crete: remains of the Minoan Bronze Age civilization

Knos•sos

or Cnos•sus

(ˈnɒs əs)

n.
a ruined city in N central Crete: capital of the ancient Minoan civilization.
Knos′si•an, adj.
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Noun1.Knossos - an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BCKnossos - an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
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