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  • n. a Roman unit of measurement of area, equivalent to 0.65 acres

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman antiquity, the common measure of land, a surface 240 Roman feet long and 120 wide, equal to 0.622 acre, or 0.252 hectare.


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