Associations to the word «Quadrangle»


QUADRANGLE, noun. (geometry) A geometric shape with four angles and four straight sides; a four-sided polygon.
QUADRANGLE, noun. A courtyard which is quadrangular.
QUADRANGLE, noun. The buildings forming the border of such a courtyard.

Dictionary definition

QUADRANGLE, noun. A four-sided polygon.
QUADRANGLE, noun. A rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings.

Wise words

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