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acres, plural;
  1. A unit of land area equal to 4,840 square yards (0.405 hectare)
    • - a 15-acre estate
  2. A large extent or amount of something
    • - acres of space

  1. a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries
  2. a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru
  3. a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
  4. (acres) estate: extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
  5. The acre is a unit of area in a number of different systems, including the imperial and U.S. customary systems. The most commonly used acres today are the international acre and, in the United States, the survey acre. The most common use of the acre is to measure tracts of land.
  6. Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) is a charity that acts as the national organisation for thiry-eight Rural Community Councils across England.
  7. An Irish acre is a unit of area historically used in Ireland, Yorkshire, and regions bordering the Solway Firth.
  8. Acre (עַכּוֹ, Akko; عكّا, ʻAkkā) also Akko, is a city in the Western Galilee region of northern Israel and is situated on a low promontory at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Acre had a population of 46,000 at the end of 2007. ...
  9. The Acre River (called Aquiry in the local Iñapari language; locally, Rio Acre) is a long river in central South America. The river is born in Peru, and runs North-Eastwards, forming part of the border between Bolivia and Brazil. ...
  10. A Scottish acre was a land measurement used in the country. It was standardised in 1661. English acres were imposed in 1824 by an Act of Parliament, and the metric system is also used in Scotland.
  11. A field; A unit of surface area (symbol a. or ac.), originally as much as a yoke of oxen could plough in a day; later defined as an area 1 chain (22 yd) by 1 furlong (220 yd), or 4,840 square yards. Equivalent to about 4,046.86 square metres; A large amount (of area)
  12. (20 ACRES) FOR SALE BY OWNERS, NO AGENTS PLEASE.
  13. (Acres) For fields requiring acres in the calculation of an allowable, this item will contain the number of acres assigned to the well.
  14. Tillable acres farmed by the operator.
  15. An imperial measure for land. Equals 43,560 square feet; 4,047 square meters; or 0.047 hectares.
  16. Measure of land equaling 4,840 square yards or 43,560 square feet.
  17. The unit of measure most typically used to describe land area in the United States. An acre is equivalent to 43,560 square feet and is about 9/10 the size of a football field.
  18. The (English) acre is a unit of area equal to 43560 square feet, or 10 square chains, or 160 square poles. A square mile is 640 acres. The Scottish acre is 1.27 English acres.
  19. 43,560 square feet. A plot of land 180 by 242 feet is one acre.
  20. A measure of land, equal to 160 sq. rods (43,560 sq.ft.). An acre is approximately 209' x 209'.
  21. An area of land measuring 43,560 square feet. A square 1-acre plot measures 209 feet by 209 feet; a circular acre has a radius of 117.75 feet.
  22. Mediterranean coastal city, at northern end of the bay which bears its name. One of the most ancient populated sites in Israel. Captured by the IDF in May 1948. Mixed Jewish-Arab population.
  23. A British measure of surface area equal to 4,840 square yards or 0.407 hectare (247.11 acres equals 1 square kilometre).
  24. 1 acre = 43,560 sq. ft = 208.7 ft.² = 0.405 hectares; or 640 acres = 1 sq. mile (called a section).
  25. English rendering of the name of the city north of Haifa where Bahá’u’lláh was exiled in 1868. He lived in or near the city until His passing in 1892. Bahá’ís often use the Arabic name, ‘Akká, which was the name in general use during the time of Bahá’u’lláh. In Hebrew the name is Akko.