quarter section

noun

Definition of quarter section

: a tract of land that is half a mile square and contains 160 acres in the U.S. government system of land surveying

First Known Use of quarter section

1804, in the meaning defined above

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“Quarter section.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter%20section. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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