Sentence Examples with the word gordian knot

The Gordian knot is cut, for philosophy and religion no longer touch each other but abide in separate realms.

The cutting of the Gordian knot by Austria's annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and by the proclamation of the independence of Bulgaria, and of Prince Ferdinand's assumption of the old title of tsar (king), threatened to raise the Eastern Question once more in its acutest form.