acreage

[ ey-ker-ij ]
/ ˈeɪ kər ɪdʒ /

noun

extent or area in acres; acres collectively.
a plot of land amounting to approximately one acre: They bought an acreage on the outskirts of town.

Nearby words

  1. acrasin,
  2. acre,
  3. acre right,
  4. acre-foot,
  5. acre-inch,
  6. acred,
  7. acrel's ganglion,
  8. acremonium,
  9. acrid,
  10. acridid

Origin of acreage

First recorded in 1855–60; acre + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for acreage

acreage

/ (ˈeɪkərɪdʒ) /

noun

land area in acres

adjective

Australian of or relating to a large allotment of land, esp in a rural area
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