Gorgon
Gorgon Gor"gon, a. Like a Gorgon; very ugly or terrific; as, a Gorgon face. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gorgon — steht für HMS Gorgon, Bezeichnung für fünf Schiffe der Royal Navy das achtgrößte Gasvorkommens der Welt, das Gorgon Gasprojekt in Australien Gorgon ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexander Gorgon (* 1988), österreichischer Fußballspieler… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gorgon — puede referirse a: Gorgon, un personaje de Marvel Comics creado por Stan Lee y Jack Kirby en 1966 para Los cuatro fantásticos; Gorgon, otro personaje de Marvel, pero creado en 2004 por Mark Millar y John Romita, Jr. para la serie Wolverine;… …   Wikipedia Español

  • gorgón — (ant.) m. Esguín (cría del salmón). * * * gorgón. (Cf. fr. corégone). m. ant. Cría del salmón …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • GORGON — seu Urgo Plin. l. 3. c. 6. et P. Melae, l. 2. c. 7. inc. parva et montosa maris Tyrrheni, Caprariae proxima. Mem. eius Rutil. l. 1. Assurgit ponti medio circumflua Gorgon. Baudr. inter oram Tusciae, et Corsicam, alias sub Pisanis, nunc M.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gorgon — Gor gon (g[^o]r g[o^]n), n. [L. Gorgo, onis, Gr. Gorgw , fr. gorgo s terrible.] 1. (Gr. Myth.) One of three fabled sisters, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa, with snaky hair and of terrific aspect, the sight of whom turned the beholder to stone. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gorgon — GORGON, ŏnis, (⇒ Tab. V.) hatte den Typhon und die Echidna zu Aeltern. Hygin. Præf. p. 15. Er zeugete mit der Ceto die Gorgone. Id. ibid. p. 9. & Apollod. lib, II. c. 4. §. 12. Cf. Muncker. ad Hyg l. c. sieh Gorgones …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Gorgon — late 14c., any of the three hideous sisters in Greek legend, whose look turned beholders to stone (Madusa was one of them), from Gk. Gorgo (pl. Gorgones), from gorgos terrible, of unknown origin. Transferred sense of terrifyingly ugly person is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • gorgón — (Cf. fr. corégone). m. ant. Cría del salmón …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • gorgon — ► NOUN 1) Greek Mythology each of three sisters with snakes for hair, who had the power to turn anyone who looked at them to stone. 2) a fierce, frightening, or repulsive woman. ORIGIN Greek Gorg , from gorgos terrible …   English terms dictionary

  • Gorgon — [gôr′gən] n. [ME < L Gorgo (gen. Gorgonis) < Gr Gorgō < gorgos, terrible, fierce] 1. Gr. Myth. any of three sisters with snakes for hair, so horrible that the beholder is turned to stone 2. [g ] any ugly, terrifying, or repulsive woman… …   English World dictionary

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