square yard

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Noun1.square yard - a unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
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Here, under her few square yards of thatch, she watched winds, and snows, and rains, gorgeous sunsets, and successive moons at their full.
Over an area of several square yards his keen nostrils sought the identity of the makers of the tracks.
It was a dull, square yard, made cold and gloomy by high walls, and seeming to chill the very sunlight.
Secondly, because wherever there was a square yard of ground in British occupation under the sun or moon, with a public post upon it, sticking to that post was a Barnacle.
There was a feeble lamp at no great distance; the only one in the place, which was a kind of square yard, but sufficient to show how poor and mean it was.
Where is it I've read that someone condemned to death says or thinks, an hour before his death, that if he had to live on some high rock, on such a narrow ledge that he'd only room to stand, and the ocean, everlasting darkness, everlasting solitude, everlasting tempest around him, if he had to remain standing on a square yard of space all his life, a thousand years, eternity, it were better to live so than to die at once
In one square yard, at a point some hundreds yards distant from one of the old clumps, I counted thirty-two little trees; and one of them, judging from the rings of growth, had during twenty-six years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed.
There isn't a single square yard of that whole belt but is equipped with a torpedo.
The smaller buildings for which the procedure has been changed include residential bungalows on 399 square yards having ground plus one floor, any other building on a plot up to 120 square yards with a height up to 33 feet and any non-obnoxious warehouse having a height up to 35 feet and / or having a plot up to 1,100 square yards.
The Category-I of buildings includes the residential bungalows up to 399 square yards having (G+1) floors.
Marriage halls and banquet facilities up to 500 square yards of plot size
The nine projects exempted from environmental approval include warehouses for storage of non-hazardous/non-combustible materials having total covered area less than 2,000 square yards (except cold storages).