[as-uh-nawr-uh m, -nohr-] /ˌæs əˈnɔr əm, -ˈnoʊr-/

a geometric proposition that if a triangle has two of its sides equal, the angles opposite these sides are also equal: so named from the difficulty experienced by beginners in mastering it. Euclid, 1:5.
the geometric proposition that the angles opposite the two equal sides of an isosceles triangle are equal


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