Hektare



[hek-tair] /ˈhɛk tɛər/

noun
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[hek-tair] /ˈhɛk tɛər/
noun
1.
a unit of surface, or land, measure equal to 100 , or 10,000 square meters: equivalent to 2.471 acres.
Abbreviation: ha.
/ˈhɛktɑː/
noun
1.
one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres ha
n.

1810, from French hectare “a hundred ares,” formed from Greek hekaton “hundred” (see hecatomb) + Latin area “vacant piece of ground” (see area). A superficial measure containing 100 ares, coined by decree of the French National Convention in 1795.

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