acre·​age | \ ˈā-k(ə-)rij How to pronounce acreage (audio) \

Definition of acreage

: area in acres : acres

Examples of acreage in a Sentence

A large portion of the park's acreage is forest.
Recent Examples on the Web Of that, 2,300 acres accounts for Big Sky’s combined beginner and intermediate terrain, which is larger than many ski resorts' total acreage. Nina Kokotas Hahn, Condé Nast Traveler, "Big Sky's Sweeping Revamp Moves the Montana Resort Beyond Ski," 6 Feb. 2020 The commissioners also altered the proposal to permit by conditional use vehicle sales in the I-1 District, subject to an acreage limitation that will be decided in a future work session. Mary Grace Keller,, "Possible changes to Carroll County rezoning involve medical marijuana dispensaries, nonconforming uses," 3 Nov. 2019 Farmers have always been diligent data collectors, knowing approximately what each acreage yields or how much milk an individual cow produces. Rachael Lallensack, Smithsonian, "Five Roles Robots Will Play in the Future of Farming," 1 Oct. 2019 Moving to the acreage off Cullman County 469 caused prolonged traffic snarls, delays and frustrations for fans on roads leading into the festival. Mary Colurso |, al, "Rock the South 2020: Lineup includes Luke Combs, Eric Church, Brothers Osborne," 31 Jan. 2020 Depending on the facilities available around the Super Bowl site, the NFL will vary the acreage of sod grown for the weekend event, says Ed Mangan, NFL field director. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, "The Surprisingly Elaborate Process of How the Super Bowl Field Is Grown," 30 Jan. 2020 The acreage includes a cabana-style boat dock with over 2,500 square feet. Dallas News, "A ‘crown jewel’ of Cedar Creek Lake offers 36 acres," 18 Jan. 2020 By November 3, the total acreage burned in the state was almost perfectly split: 124,280 acres burned were federal, 126,069 were state. Chris Wright, Outside Online, "Fact-Checking Trump's Tweets on the California Fires," 5 Nov. 2019 The blaze’s acreage and damage were unknown on Saturday afternoon. Lauren Hernández,, "Structure fire contained in Sonoma County," 28 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of acreage

circa 1784, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acreage

acre + -age

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25 Feb 2020

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“Acreage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of acreage

: land measured in acres


acre·​age | \ ˈā-kə-rij How to pronounce acreage (audio) , ˈā-krij \

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: area in acres

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