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1) acre. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Usually extensive real estate. Often used in plural: estate, land, property. See OWNED....

2) Acre. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
..."God s acre," a cemetery or churchyard. The word "acre," Old English, oecer, is akin to the Latin ager and German acker (a field). 1...

3) acre, measure of land area. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...acre, measure of land area, measure of land area used in the English units of measurement. The acre was originally the area a yoke of oxen could plow in a day and...

4) Acre-shot. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A land tax. "Acre" is Old English, oecer (land), and "shot" is scot or sceat (a tax). 1...

5) acre-foot. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The volume of water, 43,560 cubic feet, that will cover an area of one acre to a depth of one foot....

6) Acre. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of Haifa. During the Crusades it changed hands many times between Christians and Muslims. Acre was ceded to the Arabs in the United Nations partition of Palestine...

7) acre-inch. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One twelfth of an acre-foot, equal to 3,630 cubic feet....

8) acre. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...160 square rods, 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. See table at measurement. 2. acres Property in the form of land; estate. 3. A wide expanse, as of land...

9) Acre, city, Israel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Acre, city, Israel, Israel: see Akko....

10) Acre, state, Brazil. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Acre, state, Brazil, (ak´r, ak´ra) (KEY) , state (1990 est. pop. 1,125,100), 58,915 sq mi (152,590 sq km), W Brazil, on the borders of Peru and Bolivia. Rio Branco...

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