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.
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.
66 square yards located in I-12 Markaz was auctioned at the rate of Rs.
The first phase of this scheme envisaged the construction of 3 and 4 room well standard apartments on a 2700 square yards piece of land in the KDA Scheme-1 to be offered to citizens under installment plan.
STOCKTON ON TEES BOROUGH COUNCIL LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 SECTION 123(1)(2A) AS AMENDED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT PLANNING AND LAND ACT 1980 The Council intends to dispose of the land described below which forms part of public open space: 950 square metres/1136 square yards or thereabouts on land adjacent 221 Low Grange Avenue, Billingham; for temporary use.
To determine square yards, simply measure the square feet and divide by nine.
The book is dedicated to these 433 square yards, and nothing but the truth has been told about them," says the author whose was shortlisted for the Booker in 1998 for The Everest Hotel: A Calendar .