A Word A Day : Labyrinth

Word of 31st May 2007: A Word A Day-Labyrinth


( Noun )

Labyrinth (LAB uh rinth): a maze, something like a maze

Each of the fifty floors in the office building was a labyrinth of dark corridors and narrow passageways.

The bill took many months to pass through the labyrinth of congressional approval.

A labyrinth is labyrinthine or mazelike.

Before beginning construction on the new house, the contractor had to weave his way through the labyrinthine bureaucracy in order to obtain a building permit.

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