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1. labyrinth, maze

complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost

2. inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth

a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of labyrinth
a mazelike network of tunnels, chambers, or paths, either natural or man-made
Compare maze (sense 1)
any complex or confusing system of streets, passages, etc
a complex or intricate situation
any system of interconnecting cavities, esp those comprising the internal ear
b.  another name for internal ear
5. electronics
an enclosure behind a high-performance loudspeaker, consisting of a series of air chambers designed to absorb unwanted sound waves
Greek mythology
a huge maze constructed for King Minos in Crete by Daedalus to contain the Minotaur

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see synonyms of labyrinth
a structure containing an intricate network of winding passages hard to follow without losing one's way; maze
a complicated, perplexing arrangement, course of affairs, etc.
3.  Anatomy
the inner ear
see also ear1
4.  [L-]; Greek Mythology
the labyrinthine structure built by Daedalus for King Minos of Crete, to house the Minotaur

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see synonyms of labyrinth
a. An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze.
b. Labyrinth Greek Mythology The maze in which the Minotaur was confined.
2. A design consisting of a single unbranching but highly convoluted path leading from the outside to the center of a usually circular or square space.
3. Something highly intricate or convoluted in character, composition, or construction: a labyrinth of rules and regulations.
4. Anatomy
a. A group of complex interconnecting anatomical cavities.
b. See inner ear.

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