acreage

noun
acre·age | \ ˈā-k(ə-)rij \

Definition of acreage 

: area in acres : acres

Examples of acreage in a Sentence

A large portion of the park's acreage is forest.

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The acreage, near a Buc-cee’s convenience store, is six miles past the 4 million-square-foot Daikin Texas Technology Park. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Wolff Cos. bets on the U.S. 290 for its next development," 13 July 2018 That’s a bit below last year’s acreage to date — which included the beginning of California’s devastating fire season — but above the 10-year average of 2.3 million acres. Time, "Colorado Wildfire Destroys Over 100 Homes in Community Started by Magazine Publisher Malcolm Forbes," 3 July 2018 That’s a bit below last year’s acreage to date — which included the beginning of California’s devastating fire season — but above the 10-year average of 2.3 million acres. Washington Post, "Wildfire destroys over 100 Colorado homes ahead of holiday," 3 July 2018 That’s a bit below last year’s acreage to date — which included the beginning of California’s devastating fire season — but above the 10-year average of 3,600 square miles. Colleen Slevin, The Seattle Times, "Wildfire destroys over 100 Colorado homes ahead of holiday," 3 July 2018 The mountains to the south were a patchwork of state and Bureau of Land Management acreage. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "Don't Camp at Walmart," 27 Apr. 2018 In fact, forest-reserve owners don’t have to do anything except meet the acreage requirement. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, "HEADLINE TEST," 14 Mar. 2018 The amount of acreage under cultivation rose 50 percent over the past four years, generating at least 7,000 jobs; as of 2015, 23,000 Puerto Ricans had farming jobs. Nicole Acevedo /, NBC News, "'The push we needed': Puerto Rico's local farmers step up efforts after Hurricane Maria," 6 July 2018 That's a bit below last year's acreage to date — which included the beginning of California's devastating fire season — but above the 10-year average of 3,600 square miles. CBS News, "Colorado wildfire destroys more than 100 homes; "extreme caution" urged across West," 4 July 2018

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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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acreage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of acreage

: land measured in acres

acreage

noun
acre·age | \ ˈā-kə-rij , ˈā-krij \

Kids Definition of acreage

: area in acres

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