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Courtyard vs. Quadrangle — What's the Difference?

Courtyard vs. Quadrangle — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Courtyard and Quadrangle

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Courtyard

A courtyard or court is a circumscribed area, often surrounded by a building or complex, that is open to the sky. Courtyards are common elements in both Western and Eastern building patterns and have been used by both ancient and contemporary architects as a typical and traditional building feature.
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Quadrangle

A four-sided plane figure, especially a square or rectangle.
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Courtyard

An open space surrounded by walls or buildings, adjoining or within a building such as a large house or housing complex.
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Quadrangle

A square or rectangular space or courtyard enclosed by buildings.
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Courtyard

An area, open to the sky, partially or wholly surrounded by walls or buildings.
She sat in the courtyard, enjoying the garden.
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Quadrangle

(Mathematics) A quadrilateral.
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Courtyard

A court or inclosure attached to a house.
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Quadrangle

A rectangular area surrounded on all four sides by buildings.
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Courtyard

A yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings;
The house was built around an inner court
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Quadrangle

The buildings bordering this area.
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Quadrangle

The area of land shown on one atlas sheet charted by the US Geological Survey.
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Quadrangle

(geometry) A geometric shape with four angles and four straight sides; a four-sided polygon.
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Quadrangle

A courtyard which is quadrangular.
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Quadrangle

The buildings forming the border of such a courtyard.
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Quadrangle

A plane figure having four angles, and consequently four sides; any figure having four angles.
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Quadrangle

A square or quadrangular space or inclosure, such a space or court surrounded by buildings, esp. such a court in a college or public school in England.
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Quadrangle

A four-sided polygon
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Quadrangle

A rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
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