Definition Of acre


a state in western Brazil, on the border with Peru; capital, Rio Branco.

a unit of land area equal to 4,840 square yards (0.405 hectare).

a 15-acre estate

an industrial seaport of Israel; population 46,300 (est. 2008).

Example Of acre

  • A long low ball across the field found the impressive Beauchamp in acres of space.

  • A woeful shot in acres of space by Mullan at the top of the penalty box was embarrassingly bad.

  • Also in some cases it seemed a two acre area would be required of those building the house.

  • Does it pay to treat every acre with an insecticide when only a few acres will be affected?

  • Each villa will be set on an acre of land with a private pool and hot tub.

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