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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A land-measure of 10,000 ares. or 1,000,000 square meters, equal to 247.105 acres.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A measure of surface in the metric system containing ten thousand ares, or one million square meters. It is equal to about 247.1 acres.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A metric measure of surface equal to 10,000 ares, or one million square metres.

Etymologies

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French. See myria- and are (as in hectare).

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