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noun as in lots

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At 17 acres, it was the largest gambling house ever constructed, and at a cost of $1.2 billion, it was also the most expensive.

Covering 13 acres of a landfill no longer in use in West Nyack, it has a generating capacity of 2.36 megawatts.

Along with her husband Kevin, she owns Thirty Acres, a seasonal farm-to-table restaurant in Jersey City.

The family had grown up dirt-poor, sharecropping the 20,000 acres of cotton that stretched out below Sand Mountain.

A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley Lear gave away his kingdom.

Needless to say, the Worcestershire baronet had returned to his ancestral acres a sadder but a wiser man.

Twenty acres of apple trees all in a orchard together, and twenty acres of strawberries set out betwixt and between the rows!

The station now covers nearly 12 acres, the length of platforms exceeding 1-1/2 miles.

For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.

By their agreement with the owner, the Company have the right of mining under an area of 185 acres, at a royalty of 6d.


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On this page you'll find 154 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acres, such as: acreage, estate, field, garden, grassland, and homestead.

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