magic-square

magic square

noun
a square containing integers arranged in an equal number of rows and columns so that the sum of the integers in any row, column, or diagonal is the same.

Origin:
1695–1705

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magic square
 
n
a square array of rows of integers arranged so that the sum of the integers is the same when taken vertically, horizontally, or diagonally

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magic square  


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A square that contains numbers arranged in equal rows and columns such that the sum of each row, column, and sometimes diagonal is the same.
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