Acre (noun)

  1. A unit of area in the U.S. Customary System, equal to 43,560 square feet (4,047 square meters).
  2. A piece of land containing this unit of area.

Origin:

Middle english, from old english æcer, from latin ager field, from agere to drive, do; akin to greek agros field.

Examples:

  1. The property is five acres.
  2. The farmer cultivates ten acres of corn.
  3. The park is fifty acres in size.
  4. The land is being sold for $10,000 per acre.
  5. They measured the size of the garden in acres.
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