arpent arpent

Definition(s):

  • (n) a former French unit of area; equal approximately to an acre

Usage(s):

  • When he had learned all the tricks necessary for survival in a frontier land, he was given the traditional 30 arpents of land (one arpent: approximately one and a half acres .

News

  • Lafourche Council approves pool for Lockport

    When Dave Defelice, former Lafourche Parish School Board member, was a kid, he would swim the 40 Arpent Canal because the parish didn’t have a public swimming pool.
    on September 29, 2013     Source: The Houma Courier

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