ten-acre block

ten-acre block

n
(Agriculture) NZ a block of subdivided farming land, usually within commuting distance of a city, that provides a semirural way of life
References in periodicals archive ?
It is ludicrous that I can own a ten-acre block and work my guts out on it, or party hard on my days off and come back to work tired, and what is monitored is not my out-of-hours activities, but my performance at work.
These are mostly being planted in five and ten-acre blocks. Quality dessert wines don't seem to carry the stigma of past bulk dessert wine production, so interest is growing in some Portuguese varieties such as Alvarelhao, Souzao, Touriga, and Muscat types including Orange Muscat and Muscat blanc.