Euclidean

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Named after Euclid, who established the principles of plane geometry.


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Euclidean (not comparable)

  1. (geometry) Adhering to the principles of traditional geometry, in which parallel lines are equidistant.
  2. Of or relating to Euclid's Elements, especially to Euclidean geometry.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Named after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co., which in turn refers to the city of Euclid, Ohio.

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Euclidean (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to Euclidean zoning.