extent or area in ; collectively.
a plot of land amounting to approximately one :
They bought an acreage on the outskirts of town.
He says, ‘Everybody thinks that because I have a place in Montecito, I’ve got a big ranch and a lot of acreage.
Bruce Weber’s 25th Anniversary of Let’s Get Lost at the Venice Film Festival 2013 Isabel Wilkinson August 30, 2013
The acreage at Area 13 was fenced off with simple barbed wire.
America’s Secret Nuclear Test Revealed in Area 51 Annie Jacobsen May 12, 2011
It starts on A1and takes up nearly half the acreage below the fold.
A1-Worthy Musical Deaths Michael Tomasky May 17, 2012
The growers of this region are organized into selling associations so that estimates of acreage and yields are obtainable.
Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick
He has time to tempt thousands of smaller birds to his acreage.
Child and Country Will Levington Comfort
The Americans are quietly acquiring as great an acreage as possible of the tobacco lands of Cuba.
On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
In 1875 barely a thousand acres were under tea; now the acreage is 385,000.
East of Suez Frederic Courtland Penfield
The extent of land is reckoned not by acreage, but by the heads of cattle it will keep.
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
The acreage in coffee has greatly increased in recent years.
All About Coffee William H. Ukers
Our acreage is about one-half of what it was last year and we will make about the same crop as last year.
How to Prosper in Boll Weevil Territory G. H. Alford
land area in acres
(Austral) of or relating to a large allotment of land, esp in a rural area
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