quadrangle[ kwod-rang-guh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF quadrangle
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUADRANGLE
These delicate arcades, in part restored, form a quadrangle.
There was a low iron gate leading out of the quadrangle into the grounds.
In the quadrangle he nodded curtly to Colonel Grant, who would have detained him.
The palace was built in the form of a quadrangle around an open patio.
I went across the quadrangle, unlocked the chapel door, and entered.
So for another hour the promenade in the Quadrangle was resumed.
That afternoon he encountered our heroes arm-in-arm in the Quadrangle and hailed them.
Late that evening a crowd assembled in the Quadrangle of Templeton.
Masters and school attendants were talking in groups in the quadrangle.
A fountain rose in the centre of the quadrangle which was surrounded by arcades.
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.