Meaning of Multidimensional Structure

Meaning of Multidimensional Structure: 

A database paradigm that treats data not as relational tables and columns, but as information cubes that contain dimension and summary data in cells. Each cell is addressed by a set of coordinates that specify a position in the structure’s dimensions. For example, the cell at coordinates (SALES, 1997, WASHINGTON, SOFTWARE; would contain the summary of software sales in Washington in 1997.