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Acre

, state, Brazil
Acre (äkˈrə, äkˈrā), 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 is the capital.

acre

, measure of land area
acre, 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 therefore differed in size from one locality to another. It is now fixed as 10 square chains or 160 square rods, i.e., 4,840 sq yd, 43,560 sq ft, or 1/640 sq mi. It is equal to about .4047 of a hectare or 4,046.9 sq m.
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acre

[′ā·kər]
(mechanics)
A unit of area, equal to 43,560 square feet, or to 4046.8564224 square meters.
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acre

A unit of land measurement equal to 43,560 sq ft or 4046.85 sq m; 1 sq mile (2.59 sq km) equals 640 acres.
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Acre

after conquering city, Richard I executed 2700 Muslims (1191). [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 83–84]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

acre

a unit of area used in certain English-speaking countries, equal to 4840 square yards or 4046.86 square metres

Acre

1. a state of W Brazil: mostly unexplored tropical forests; acquired from Bolivia in 1903. Capital: Rio Branco. Pop.: 586 942 (2002). Area: 152 589 sq. km (58 899 sq. miles)
2. a city and port in N Israel, strategically situated on the Bay of Acre in the E Mediterranean: taken and retaken during the Crusades (1104, 1187, 1191, 1291), taken by the Turks (1517), by Egypt (1832), and by the Turks again (1839). Pop.: 45 600 (2001)
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