from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A metric unit of area equal to 10 ares.
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- n. A unit of surface area equal to 10 ares (that is, 1,000 square metres, or approximately 0.25 acres)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the metric system, a superficial measure, equal to ten times the are—that is, a thousand square meters, or very nearly a quarter of an English acre.
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