Examples from the Web for hectare
The expense of cultivating a hectare of beets, according to Dombasle, is 354 francs.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
In the north, next to the frontier, land may be purchased at the rate of $3 to $10 an hectare.The Oriental Republic of Uruguay at the World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893|Carlos Maria de Pena
The plant is of good size and averages 1.580 kilos to the hectare.
The former distance will allow for 123 and the latter 111 trees to the hectare.The Cocoanut|William S. Lyon
Linant Bey computed that twenty-nine cubic mètres per day sufficed to irrigate a hectare in the Delta.Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
British Dictionary definitions for hectare
Word Origin for hectare
Word Origin and History for hectare
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.