Definitions for magic square
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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:
a square matrix of n rows and columns; the first n^2 integers are arranged in the cells of the matrix in such a way that the sum of any row or column or diagonal is the same
A palindromic square word arrangement, usually in the form of a magic amulet.
An n-by-n arrangement of n numbers such that the numbers in each row, in each column and along both diagonals all have the same sum.
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