from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Measurement of land.
  • n. A denomination of square measure used in the mensuration of land.


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  • It is also the common land-measure of Egypt and Syria reduced from acre 1.1 to less than one acre.

    Arabian nights. English

  • [1] An ancient land-measure, varying in different localities; the average

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  • a half 'iugerum' are rare, the Italian land-measure certainly affected the civilization of the provincial towns.

    Ancient Town-Planning


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