Definition of Gorgia

1. an improvised passage in 16c singing [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorgia

gorgedly
gorgelet
gorgelets
gorgeous
gorgeously
gorgeousness
gorgeousnesses
gorger
gorgerin
gorgerins
gorgers
gorges
gorget
gorgeted
gorgets
gorgia (current term)
gorgias
gorging
gorgio
gorgios
gorgon
gorgonacea
gorgoneia
gorgoneion
gorgonian
gorgonian coral
gorgonians

Literary usage of Gorgia

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1. A History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg, George Sylvester Morris, Henry Boynton Smith, Noah Porter, Vincenzo Botta (1891)
"... gorgia, in th« Philol., VIII., 1858, pp. 104-112 (where I sought to show that the ... Zenone, gorgia, transmitted to us among the writings of Aristotle, ..."

2. The Dialogues of Plato by Plato (1902)
"Then he cannot hare met gorgia* when he was at Athens." Yes, Socrates had met him, bat he has a bad memory, and has forgotten what gorgia* said. ..."

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