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    byzantine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word byzantine

    Definition
    (noun) a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire Definition
    (adj) of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it
    Example Sentence
    • Byzantine monks
    • Byzantine rites
    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or the ancient city of Byzantium Definition
    (adj) highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    Example Sentence
    • the Byzantine tax structure
    • Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship
    • convoluted legal language
    • convoluted reasoning
    • the plot was too involved
    • a knotty problem
    • got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering
    • Oh, what a tangled web we weave
    • tortuous legal procedures
    • tortuous negotiations lasting for months
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for byzantine

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Byzantine was an empire and to rule an empire is not straightforward but very tortuous.

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