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  • n  a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries
  • n  a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru
  • n  a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

  • Harris also has a 2,000-acre cotton patch near Fresno and a 1,000-acre field near Phoenix, both eligible for full price supports.
  • Typically, prices run about 20% cheaper per acre than traditional waterfront properties in the same locale--a discount reflecting the extra hassle it takes to get to one--but that .
  • In Milwaukee, a 1-acre (0.
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  • Haley Barbour in FOXNews
    After weeks of bad news about the economy that had hurt McCain, Barbour said he didn't expect crowds at McCain events in Virginia to be as large or loud as they were _ "stronger than an acre of garlic," as he put it in his deep Delta drawl.
  • Ray R Irani in Reuters India
    It is probable that there are additional reserves outside the defined area, and it is possible that structures of this type exist elsewhere in Oxy's 1.1 million net acre position in California,Chief Executive Ray Irani said in a statement.
  • Sir Richard Leese in Public Property UK (blog)
    Manchester council leader Richard Leese said: "This important 20-acre site stands at the northern gateway to the city centre and will play a central role in its ongoing regeneration, through the creation of a very high quality new commercial...

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