octagon octagon  /ˈɑk tə ˌɡɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an eight-sided polygon

Usage(s):

  1. There was even phrenological housing: Orson Fowler had built a mansion in the shape of an octagon, which started quite a fashion for octagonal houses.
  2. A square, an octagon, a ship, on black and magenta.
  3. The circle and square, they decided, were too imprisoning; the pentagon was drab, the octagon confusing.

News

  1. UFC 161's 'thinking fighter' John Maguire prefers having no game plan

    English lightweight John Maguire and Canadian Mitch Clarke both are coming off back-to-back losses inside the octagon.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. UFC 161 Weigh-in Results: Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson Hit the Mark

    The UFC 161 line-up has gone through several changes, but now that it's settled the fighters on the card on Friday had to face one final hurdle before stepping into the Octagon in Winnipeg on Saturday night. They had to step on the scale for the UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson official weigh-ins.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

  3. UFC Champions Jon Jones and Georges St-Pierre On Target for October Returns to the Octagon

    UFC champions Jon Jones and Georges St-Pierre could both be back in the Octagon as soon as October of this year.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "This night almost gave me a heart attack," White said. "I really went into the back, walked right out of the octagon into my back room, sat down and thought they were going to have to bring a defibrillator back there. I was seriously messed...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Dana White Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "I'm ready for this fight. I'm in the best shape of my life and I can't wait to get back in the Octagon," Liddell said. "I'll tell you how this is gonna end, I'm knocking Rich out."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Chuck Liddell Source: Point-Spreads.com

  3. "Just to get into the Octagon again," Lesnar said. "This is what I love to do. And yes, I'm very humbled that I've been given a second chance and a new approach. It's been really great." "I think I've got about eight left."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Brock Lesnar Source: AHN | All Headline News

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