Borgesian

noun
Bor·ges·ian | \ bȯrˈhāzhēən \

Definition of Borgesian 

: of, relating to, or suggestive of Jorge Luis Borges or his writings

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First Known Use of Borgesian

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Borgesian

Jorge Luis Borges †1986 Argentine writer + English -an entry 2

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