noun, plural fed·dan, fed·dans.
Origin of feddan
Examples from the Web for feddan
One or two little cafés we passed round the feddan, and banished any connection between them and lunch for ever and a day.In the Tail of the Peacock|Isabel Savory
He had one feddan of land in his own village, but he had no time to work it or harvest it.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete|Gilbert Parker
As he approached it, the lanes leading to the Feddan were being cleared for the mad antics of the Aissawa.The Scapegoat|Hall Caine
The measure of land is the feddan, equal to 1.03 acres, subdivided into 24 kirats.
In the Egypt of to-day land is measured by feddans, the feddan (or paddmi) being the equivalent of our acre.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce