plural -s
: a system of quadrille reference lines on a map
overprinted a network of even kilometer squares upon their maps, in which quadrillage each line was numbered from a zero point in the southwest of the war zoneErwin Raisz

Word History


French, from quadrille lozenge, small square + -age

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“Quadrillage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrillage. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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