# Euclid

[yoo-klid]

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### Historical Examples of euclid

The farmers from Euclid and Newburgh came in with twenty-eight yoke of cattle.

Cleveland Past and PresentMaurice Joblin

I do not ask him to reveal to me the demonstrations of Euclid.

Slavery Ordained of GodRev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.

It contains a course of applied geometry in connection with Euclid's Elements.

Albert DurerT. Sturge Moore

As it is, his poem has the faults we should look for in a metrical version of Euclid.

The Legacy of GreeceVarious

One of the complaints often made against Euclid is that he is ‘diffuse’.

The Legacy of GreeceVarious

## Euclid

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## Euclid

[yōō′klĭd]fl. 300 bce

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## Euclid

[(yooh-klid)]

## Note

Albert Einstein used other approaches to geometry to derive the theory of relativity. These “non-Euclidean geometries” deny Euclid's postulate about parallel lines.

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