Definition of Gorgon noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Gorgon

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    NAmE//ˈɡɔrɡən//
     
     
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  1. 1(in ancient Greek stories) one of three sisters with snakes on their heads instead of hair, who can change anyone that looks at them into stone
  2. 2an ugly woman who behaves in an aggressive and frightening way
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