Origin of quadrangle
Examples from the Web for quadrangle
In 2007 Colvin led the sale of Dennis Publishing to Quadrangle.
Lloyd Grove talks to him about the Quadrangle mess, dishing on Rahm, and what's wrong with Washington.
Quadrangle was not the only investment house to pay placement fees to Morris or funnel money into Chooch.
Nor did Rattner's Quadrangle fund limit its placement to the New York State Pensions Fund.
Afterward, Quadrangle paid a $1.1 million placement fee to a small firm, Searle Co., with which Morris was affiliated.
The plan is that of a quadrangle, with a centre surmounted by a dome 137 feet high.Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
From this great, antique room they crossed the quadrangle and entered the kitchen of the establishment.Doctor Grimshawe's Secret|Nathaniel Hawthorne
It did not seem to be in the dormitory, or on the stairs outside, or in the quadrangle below.Boycotted|Talbot Baines Reed
On the south the cloisters form three sides of a quadrangle.Cathedral Cities of England|George Gilbert
It extended as far as the entrance to the quadrangle opposite the Pont des Arts.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
British Dictionary definitions for quadrangle
Word Origin for quadrangle
Word Origin and History for quadrangle
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.