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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Geometric figure with eight sides.

Usage examples (40)
  • They were delighted to find the octagon-shaped house that Jack London had described in his book.
  • Watching he and Coleman sloshing around the octagon is a joke.
  • The octagon was a room perhaps one hundred feet across and thirty feet high.
  • Fergusson has pointed out that the roof of the octagon is the only Gothic dome in existence. for more
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