2 a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings [syn: quad]
EtymologyFrom quadrangle, from quadrangulum.
- A geometric shape with four angles and four straight sides.
- A courtyard which is quadrangular.
- The buildings forming the border of such a courtyard.
- Czech: čtyřúhelník
- Finnish: nelikulmio
- French: quadrangle
- German: Viereck
- Hungarian: négyszög
- Italian: quadrilatero
- Polish: czworokąt
- Romanian: patrulater
Quadrangle may refer to:
- Quadrangle (architecture), a space or courtyard, usually square or rectangular in plan, the four sides of which are entirely or mainly occupied by parts of a large building
- Quadrangle (geography), a United States Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5-minute quadrangle map, which are usually named after a local physiographic feature
- Siheyuan, a Chinese architecture sometimes translated to English as "Chinese quadrangle"
- Quadrangle (sport), a term used by Glasgow Rangers football fans to describe the 2007/08 season's unsuccessful attempt to win 4 separate pieces of silverware. The Scottish Premier League, the Scottish League Cup, the Scottish Cup and the UEFA Cup. The term was christened by a Rangers fan in his YouTube series dealing with the exploits of Glasgow Rangers.
quadrangle in German: Quadrangel
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