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hexagon

noun [C] uk   /ˈhek.sə.ɡən/ us    /-ɡɑːn/
a shape that has six straight sides
hexagonal
adjective uk   /hekˈsæɡ.ən.əl/ us  
a hexagonal building/object
Translations of “hexagon”
in Spanish hexágono…
in French hexagone…
in German das Sechseck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 六邊形,六角形…
in Russian шестиугольник…
in Turkish altıgen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 六边形,六角形…
in Polish sześciokąt…
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