What does the word labyrinth mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A confusing network of paths or passages; maze. labyrinthian; labyrinthine.

Usage examples for labyrinth

  1. Dr. Grey preceded his wife to a room, which, in the long labyrinth of apartments, seemed almost a quarter of a mile away. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  2. I could not find it, till you lent a clue To that close labyrinth; how then should they? – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  3. But in what a labyrinth have we lost ourselves! – The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny by Frederich Schiller