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n. pl. morgen or mor·gens
A Dutch and South African unit of land area equal to 2.1 acres.
[Dutch, morning (referring to the amount of land that can be plowed in a morning), from Middle Dutch morghen.]
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1. (Units) a South African unit of area, equal to about two acres or 0.8 hectare
2. (Units) a unit of area, formerly used in Prussia and Scandinavia, equal to about two thirds of an acre
[C17: from Dutch: morning, a morning's ploughing]
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