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General Crossword Questions for “quadrangle”

  • Rectangular courtyard
  • Confined space?
  • Prison dispute heard in exercise yard?
  • Prison dust-up reported to Yard

Encyclopedia

  • Map of Diacria quadrangle from Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) data. The quadrangle is located in the northwestern portion of Mars' western hemisphere and covers 180° to 240° east longitude (120° to 180° west longitude) and 30° to 65°. — “Diacria quadrangle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Quadrangle (geography), a United States Geological Survey 7.5-minute quadrangle map Siheyuan, a Chinese architectural style also known as "Chinese quadrangle". — “Quadrangle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Most quadrangles are open air, while a few have been glazed over often to provide additional space for social meeting areas or coffee shops for students. The word quadrangle was originally synonymous with quadrilateral, but this usage is now relatively uncommon.[1]. — “Quadrangle (architecture) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Rows of plants in pots, ranged on the balustrade between the pilasters of the arches, screened the corredor with their leaves and flowers from the quadrangle below, whose paved space is the true hearthstone of a South American house, where the quiet hours of domestic life are marked by the shifting of light and shadow on the flagstones. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • Another voice was that of the Corn Law convert, whose phantom he had just seen in the quadrangle with a great bell. Jude thought his soul might have been shaping the historic words of his master-speech:... — “Jude the Obscure” by Thomas Hardy
  • It was perfectly still; the wide quadrangle of dusky houses showed lights in none of the windows, where the shutters and blinds were closed; the pavements were a vacant expanse, and, putting aside two small children from a neighbouring slum, who, attracted by symptoms of abnormal animation in the interior, poked their faces between the rusty rails of the enclosure, the most vivid object within sight was the big red pillar-post on the southeast corner. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • But on crossing the quadrangle outside, I passed Madame Fosco, walking by herself in her favourite circle, round and round the great fish-pond. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Sonia's room looked like a barn; it was a very irregular quadrangle and this gave it a grotesque appearance. — “Crime and punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Round this quadrangle was the refectory, the library and the kitchen, and above them the cells and dormitory of the brethren. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli

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