## square (skwâr)

*noun*
- A plane figure having four equal sides.
- A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right
angles.
- Mathematics. The product obtained when a number or quantity is multiplied
by itself: 49 is the square of 7
- Abbr.
*Sq.* An open, usually four-sided area at the
intersection of two or more streets, often planted with grass and trees
for use as a park.
- A rectangular space enclosed by streets and occupied by buildings; a
block.

**Synonyms**: area, center, circle, common, green, plaza,
space, village green

**commons**: A tract of land, usually in a centrally located
spot, belonging to or used by a community as a whole.

Source The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth
Edition and Roget’s New Millennium^{tm}Thesaurus, First Edition
(v 1.1.1)
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