from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Area of land measured in acres.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Size, as measured in acres.
  • n. An area of land measured in acres.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Acres collectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The number of acres in a piece or tract of land; acres taken collectively; extent in acres: as, the acreage of farm-land in a country; the acreage of wheat sown.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming)


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  • Where we're drilling some of the other wells, we are capturing term acreage which is an objective on how we're allocating our capital. Home Page

  • “My dredgers redeemed twice that acreage from the marshes in the past year,” Dick replied.


  • Then this could simply be a restatement of how much acreage is in each country X the amount they "protect".

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  • Hopefully your acreage is not surrounded by skyscrapers - odds are it isn't.

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  • Small as the acreage is this year, a poor summer and terrible storms reduced the yield.


  • I do however think it should be limited to private property over a certain acreage to let us public still hunters have a shot.

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  • Nearly half of this management area's acreage is devoted to row crops, and the rest is dominated by bottomland hardwoods and open pasture.

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  • In this case, the total acreage is 156 or 150, depending again on your preference in acreage calculation.

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  • More than half the acreage is irrigated by sprinklers, and almost all the permanent crops have drip or micro-sprinkler irrigation systems.


  • The Canadian taste for beef and pork which has shown a persistent increase for many years will take substantial acreage from the production of wheat to coarse grains and to pasture lands.

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    August 10, 2015

  • Real estate advertisements in Australia use this term all the time, even though land here is measured in hectares. Granted, "hectareage" is a bit messy, but still, boo.

    September 12, 2007