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pen·ta·gon

 (pĕn′tə-gŏn′)
n.
1. A polygon with five sides and five angles.
2. Pentagon A five-sided building near Washington DC, containing the US Department of Defense and the offices of the US Armed Forces. Used with the.

[Late Latin pentagōnium, from Greek pentagōnon, from neuter of pentagōnos, pentagonal : penta-, penta- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.]

pen·tag′o·nal (pĕn-tăg′ə-nəl) adj.
pen·tag′o·nal·ly adv.

pentagon

(ˈpɛntəˌɡɒn)
n
(Mathematics) a polygon having five sides
pentagonal adj

Pentagon

(ˈpɛntəˌɡɒn)
n
1. (Placename) the five-sided building in Arlington, Virginia, that houses the headquarters of the US Department of Defense
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the military leadership of the US

pen•ta•gon

(ˈpɛn təˌgɒn)

n.
1. a polygon having five angles and five sides.
2. the Pentagon,
a. a building in Arlington, Va., built in the form of a pentagon and containing most of the offices of the U.S. Department of Defense.
b. the U.S. Department of Defense; the U.S. military establishment.
[1560–70; < Late Latin pentagōnum < Greek pentágōnon, n. use of neuter of pentágōnos five-angled. See penta-, -gon]
pen•tag′o•nal (-ˈtæg ə nl) adj.
pen•tag′o•nal•ly, adv.
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pentagon

pen·ta·gon

(pĕn′tə-gŏn′)
A polygon having five sides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pentagon - a government building with five sides that serves as the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense
2.Pentagon - the United States military establishment
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
bureaucracy, bureaucratism - nonelective government officials
3.pentagon - a five-sided polygon
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
Translations
مُخَمَّس، شَكْل خُماسي
pětiúhelník
femkantpentagon
pentagoniviisikulmio
ötszög
fimmhyrningur
五角形
penkiakampis
piecstūris
päťuholník
pentagon
beşgen

pentagon

[ˈpentəgən] Npentágono m
the Pentagon (Washington) → el Pentágono

Pentagon

[ˈpɛntəgɒn]
n
the Pentagon → le Pentagone
modif [spokesman, official] → du Pentagone

pentagon

[ˈpɛntəgɒn] npentagone m

pentagon

nFünfeck nt, → Pentagon nt; the Pentagondas Pentagon

Pentagon

[ˈpɛntəgən] n (Am) (Pol) the Pentagonil Pentagono

pentagon

[ˈpɛntəgən] npentagono

pentagon

(ˈpentəgən) , ((American) -gon) noun
a 5-sided geometrical figure.
penˈtagonal (-ˈtӕ-) adjective
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