quadrillage

noun qua·dril·lage \kwäˈdrilij\

Definition of quadrillage

plural

-s

  1. :  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 zone — Erwin Raisz

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Origin and Etymology of quadrillage

French, from quadrille lozenge, small square + -age


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