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Gunter's chain

noun Gun·ter's chain \ˈgən-tərz-\

Definition of GUNTER'S CHAIN

:  a chain 66 feet (20.1 meters) long that is the unit of length for surveys of United States public lands

Origin of GUNTER'S CHAIN

Edmund Gunter
First Known Use: circa 1679

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