Definition of Knossos in English:


proper noun

  • The principal city of Minoan Crete, the remains of which are situated on the northern coast of Crete. The city site was occupied from Neolithic times until c.1200 BC. Excavations by Sir Arthur Evans from 1899 revealed the remains of a luxurious palace, which he called the Palace of Minos.



/ˈnäsəs/ /ˈnɑsəs/