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magic square

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 of magic square
1695-1705 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for magic-square

magic square

a square array of rows of integers arranged so that the sum of the integers is the same when taken vertically, horizontally, or diagonally
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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magic square  

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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