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Acre appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug - although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty year old thug thought of that morning.
    (by Meaghan Desbiens)

The word acre is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun acre

What does acre mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acres

  1. a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries

Alternative definition of the noun acre


  1. [obsolete] A field.
  2. A unit of surface area (symbol a. or ac.), originally as much as a yoke of oxen could plough in a day; later defined as an area 1 chain (22 yd) by 1 furlong (220 yd), or 4,840 square yards. Equivalent to about 4,046.86 square metres.
  3. [in the plural, informal] A large amount (of area).


  1. Acre is a city in the northern coastal plain region of northern Israel at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. The city occupies an important location, as it sits on the coast of the Mediterranean, linking the waterways and commercial activity with the Levant. Acre is one of the oldest continuously inhabited sites in the world.
    • also known as Akko; Acre, Israel; Old City of Acre; עכו; עכו העתיקה
    • part of Israel
    • read more about Acre (city)
  2. Acre is a state located in the northern region of Brazil. Located in the westernmost part of country with a two hours time difference from Brasília, Acre is bordered clockwise by Amazonas to the north and northeast, Rondônia to the east, the Bolivian department of Pando to the southeast, and the Peruvian regions of Madre de Dios, Ucayali and Loreto to the south and west. It occupies an area of 152,581.4 km², being slightly smaller than Tunisia.
    • also known as Territorio Do Acre, Território Federal Do Acre, Estado Do Acre, Territorio Federal Do Acre
    • country: Brazil
    • capital: Rio Branco, Acre
  3. Acre is a suburb of Haslingden on the A56 between Accrington and Haslingden in Lancashire, about one mile north of Haslingden town centre.

There are other places with in their name, like Half Acre, half-acre, Porto Acre, South Acre, Castle Acre, Little Acre, Thorpe Acre, Boca do Acre, Heroes' Acre, hells half acre, Hell's Half Acre, Castle Acre Priory and National Heroes Acre.


"Acre" is a song by Kiln.


"Acre" is a 2013 drama film directed by Kiarash Asadizadeh.


  1. acrE is a gene.
  2. Acre a.k.a. acrB is a gene.
  3. Acre: A Cheshire acre is a unit of area historically used in the County of Cheshire.
  4. Acre is a freebase apps help topic tag.
  5. acrE is a genomic locus.
  6. Acre is a software.
    • developers: Metaweb Technologies, Inc.
  7. acre is an acre app.
  8. acre is a namespace.
  9. Acre is a hosted application development environment based on Mozilla's RHINO engine. Acre includes a number of specialized Web services, such as acre.require, that simplify the process of building Freebase applications.

Phrases with Acre

Phrases starting with the word Acre:

  1. Acre Foot
  2. acre inch
  3. acre-foot
  4. Acre Antshrike

Phrases ending with the word Acre:

  1. god's acre
  2. Orpin Acre
  3. Piper Acre
  4. sedum acre
  5. Allium Acre
  6. Amomum Acre
  7. Euzomum Acre
  8. Mangora acre
  9. Caladium Acre
  10. Galerina Acre
  11. Polygonum acre
  12. Taraxacum Acre
  13. Trimorpha Acre
  14. US survey acre
  15. Nilothauma Acre
  16. Sisymbrium Acre

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Castle Acre is the nearest money order k telegraph office National School, built in 1876 ; James Geo. lnglis, master Hamond Anthony D.L., J.P. High ho Smallwood Hev. Hetherington Edgar B.A. [curate] COMMERCIAL. Aylmer Robert Boughen ...

Google previewthe post office directory of cambridge, norfolk and suffolk (1875)

by E. R. KELLY

Rectory WEST ACRE is a parish and village, 3 miles north -east from Narborough station, 109}...

Castle Acre is the nearest money- order office | Palmer Walter William | Palmer Walter William, farmer who is lord of the ...

Google previewThe Post Office Directory Of The Counties of Cambridge, Norfolk and Suffolk (1879)

by E. R. KELLY

Castle Acre is the nearest money order office Palmer Walter William, former Robinson George Frederick, farmer WEST ACRE is a parish and village, 3 miles north-east ; of the manor ...

Google previewThe application of unit area control in the management of ponderosa-Jeffrey pine at Blacks Mountain Experimental Forest (1959)

by William Erick Hallin

Therefore, 1,000 trees per acre is a reasonable standard. Although this is a reasonable standard, it should not be confused with minimum acceptable stocking as a guide to fill-in planting. Such plantings on small areas are costly, and the ...

Google previewThe Joy of Hobby Farming (2011)

Grow Food, Raise Animals, and Enjoy a Sustainable Life by Michael Levatino, Audrey Levatino

One animal per acre is a traditional rule of thumb. But we've found that old rules of thumb, especially when it comes to raising animals, can be unreliable. Every situation is different. You should supplement grass with minerals. Cows can ...

Google previewKnights Templar Encyclopedia (2007)

The Essential Guide to the People, Places, Events, and Symbols of the Order of the Temple by Karen Ralls

Abelard, Peter– Acre Abbey A community of monks governed by an abbot, or of nuns under leadership of an abbess. Abbey was also a term used to refer to the monastic buildings the community lived in, as in the Clairvaux Abbey. Throughout ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

The above is the standard acre of England ; but various customary acres are in use throughout the different counties, deviating considerably from this standard both in excess and defect, though all of them are now illegal since the act 5 George ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1848)

by John Jane Smith Wharton

ACRE [acker. Germ., ager, Lat.,] a parcel of land containing in length forty perches, and in breadth four perches, or in proportion to it, be the length or breadth more or less. By the customs of various counties, the perch differs in quantity, and ...

Google previewHugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine 2001 (2010)

by Hugh Johnson

Down to 1 acre of Pinot N for r and sp. Plumpton College Lewes (E Sussex) Experimental v'yd attached to college running courses on viticulture and winemaking. Sm winery; wines improving. Now rents ...

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Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground. (William Shakespeare)
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Scrabble value of A1C3R1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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