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hectare


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hectare  \Hec"tare`\,  n.  [F.,  fr  Gr  ?  hundred  +  F.  are  an  are.] 
  A  measure  of  area,  or  superficies,  containing  a  hundred  ares, 
  or  10,000  square  meters,  and  equivalent  to  2.471  acres. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hectare 
  n  :  (abbreviated  `ha')  a  unit  of  surface  area  equal  to  100  ares 
  (or  10,000  square  meters) 




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