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non-Euclidean geometry

noun
1.
geometry based upon one or more postulates that differ from those of Euclid, especially from the postulate that only one line may be drawn through a given point parallel to a given line.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; non- + Euclidean
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non-Euclidean geometry

noun
1.
the branch of modern geometry in which certain axioms of Euclidean geometry are restated. It introduces fundamental changes into the concept of space
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