Square

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Definition

a square (shape): a shape with four equal sides (like, for example, a piece of sliced bread, a TV screen, a CD case)
noun

a square (in a city): an area of a city with buildings on four sides (Trafalgar, Tiananmen, etc.)
noun
Famous squares include Red Square, Trafalgar Square, and Tiananmen Square.

a square (slang): a boring, old-fashioned, conformist person (slang)
noun

Examples

  • "Here is Red Square, there is blue square, over there is black square."
  • "Bruno : The two squares were covered by a dark blue circle."
  • "Did the picture have a smaller red square superimposed on a larger green square?"
  • "Art dealer : All of Plazbo's paintings feature squares and circles."
  • "Art dealer : You mean the circle was behind the squares?"
  • "All of the hippies, but none of the squares!"
  • "Bruno : Well, I loved the one with the squares and then the circles."
  • "The dark blue circle was in front of the squares, in the foreground."
  • "Bruno : No, no, the small green square was inside the big red square."

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