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      n   a closed plane figure bounded by three or more straight sides that meet in pairs in the same number of vertices, and do not intersect other than at these vertices. The sum of the interior angles is (n--2)x180° for n sides; the sum of the exterior angles is 360°. A regular polygon has all its sides and angles equal. Specific polygons are named according to the number of sides, such as triangle, pentagon, etc.  
     (C16: via Latin from Greek polugonon figure with many angles)  
   polygonal             adj  
  polygonally      adv  
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