Examples of quadrangle in a Sentence
since the weather was sunny, the convocation was held outside in the college's quadrangle
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The idea took hold more than a decade ago, after Seuss’ other stepdaughter, Lark Grey Dimond-Cates, created a memorial sculpture garden of bronze Seuss characters for the quadrangle in Springfield.
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Origin and Etymology of quadrangle
Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin quadriangulum, from Latin, neuter of quadriangulus quadrangular, from quadri- + angulus angle
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of quadrangle for English Language Learners
geometry : a flat shape that has four sides and four angles
: an open square or rectangular area at a college, school, etc., that is surrounded by buildings on all four sides
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