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hec·tare

 (hĕk′târ′)
n. Abbr. ha
A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres). See Table at measurement.

hectare

(ˈhɛktɑː)
n
(Units) one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres. Symbol: ha
[C19: from French; see hecto-, are2]

hec•tare

or hek•tare

(ˈhɛk tɛər)

n.
a unit of surface or land measure equal to 100 ares, or 10,000 square meters (2.471 acres). Abbr.: ha
[1800–10; < French; see hect-, are2]

hectare

(ha) A measure of area, usually of land, equal to 10,000 m2.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hectare - (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
are, ar - a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
Translations
هكتار
hektar
hektar
hektari
hektaras
hektārs
hektár
hektar

hectare

[ˈhektɑːʳ] Nhectárea f

hectare

[ˈhɛktɛər] n (British) [land, forest] → hectare m

hectare

nHektar m or nt

hectare

[ˈhɛktɑːʳ] nettaro

hectare

(ˈhektaː) , ((American) -teər) noun
a metric unit of area, 10,000 square metres.
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