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magic square

noun
  1. a square containing integers arranged in an equal number of rows and columns so that the sum of the integers in any row, column, or diagonal is the same.
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Origin of magic square

First recorded in 1695–1705
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British Dictionary definitions for magic square

magic square

noun
  1. a square array of rows of integers arranged so that the sum of the integers is the same when taken vertically, horizontally, or diagonally
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magic square in Science

magic square

  1. A square that contains numbers arranged in equal rows and columns such that the sum of each row, column, and sometimes diagonal is the same.
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