euclidean geometry

noun, often capitalized E

Definition of euclidean geometry

1 : geometry based on Euclid's axioms
2 : the geometry of a euclidean space

First Known Use of euclidean geometry

circa 1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of euclidean geometry was circa 1865

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“Euclidean geometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euclidean%20geometry. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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