Land measure

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the system of measurement used in determining the area of land; also, a table of areas used in such measurement.

See also: Land

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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According to the transport department's records, the said properties, some measuring hardly an acre (a land measure equivalent to 4,840 square yards), while others much larger, have been encroached upon by various government agencies and departments.
Usually associated with land measure in terms of section, town, and range, they are completely inactive here in California, but in the Midwest the township governments are quite active and might provide a basis for a township revival.