Learner's definition of MAZE
a complicated and confusing system of connected passages
The garden includes a maze. [=an area where there are tall walls or hedges on both sides of a path that keeps turning in different directions so that a person walking on the path cannot see where the path leads]
The experiment measured the time it took for a mouse to find its way through a maze to get its reward of cheese.
The school is a maze of classrooms.
I bought a book of mazes. [=a book of puzzles that are drawings which look like mazes]
a confusing collection or mixture of things (such as rules)