Synonyms for quadrangle

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kwod-rang-guh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkwɒdˌræŋ gəl

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Définition of quadrangle

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French quadrangle (13c.) and directly from Late Latin quadrangulum "four-sided figure," noun use of neuter of Latin adjective quadrangulus "having four quarters," from Latin quattuor "four" (see four) + angulus "angle" (see angle (n.)). Meaning "four-sided court between buildings" is from 1590s.
  • noun four-sided figure
  • noun court
  • noun rectangular area
Example sentences :
  • These delicate arcades, in part restored, form a quadrangle.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • There was a low iron gate leading out of the quadrangle into the grounds.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • In the quadrangle he nodded curtly to Colonel Grant, who would have detained him.
  • Extract from : « The Snare » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The palace was built in the form of a quadrangle around an open patio.
  • Extract from : « Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer » by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • I went across the quadrangle, unlocked the chapel door, and entered.
  • Extract from : « A Master of Mysteries » by L. T. Meade
  • So for another hour the promenade in the Quadrangle was resumed.
  • Extract from : « Follow My leader » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • That afternoon he encountered our heroes arm-in-arm in the Quadrangle and hailed them.
  • Extract from : « Follow My leader » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Late that evening a crowd assembled in the Quadrangle of Templeton.
  • Extract from : « Follow My leader » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Masters and school attendants were talking in groups in the quadrangle.
  • Extract from : « Tom, Dick and Harry » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • A fountain rose in the centre of the quadrangle which was surrounded by arcades.
  • Extract from : « Tancred » by Benjamin Disraeli

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