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Acre vs. Hectare

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Acrenoun

An English unit of land area (symbol: a. or ac.) originally denoting a day's plowing for a yoke of oxen, now standardized as 4,840 square yards or 4,046.86 square meters.

Hectarenoun

A unit of surface area (symbol ha) equal to 100 ares (that is, 10,000 square metres, one hundredth of a square kilometre, or approximately 2.5 acres), used for measuring the areas of geographical features such as land and bodies of water.

Acrenoun

Any of various similar units of area in other systems.

Hectarenoun

A measure of area, or superficies, containing a hundred ares, or 10,000 square meters, and equivalent to 2.471 acres.

Acrenoun

A wide expanse.

β€˜I like my new house - there’s acres of space!’;

Hectarenoun

(abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

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Acrenoun

A large quantity.

Hectare

The hectare (; SI symbol: ha) is a non-SI metric unit of area equal to a square with 100-metre sides (1 hm2), or 10,000 m2, and is primarily used in the measurement of land. There are 100 hectares in one square kilometre.

Acrenoun

(obsolete) A field.

Acrenoun

(obsolete) The acre's breadth by the length, English units of length equal to the statute dimensions of the acre: 22 yds (β‰ˆ20 m) by 220 yds (β‰ˆ200 m).

Acrenoun

(obsolete) A duel fought between individual Scots and Englishmen in the borderlands.

Acrenoun

Any field of arable or pasture land.

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Acrenoun

A piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. This is the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English.

β€˜I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which callsThe burial ground, God's acre.’;

Acrenoun

a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries

Acrenoun

a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru

Acrenoun

a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

Acre

The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems. It is traditionally defined as the area of one chain by one furlong (66 by 660 feet), which is exactly equal to 10 square chains, 1⁄640 of a square mile, or 43,560 square feet, and approximately 4,047 m2, or about 40% of a hectare.

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