quarter section

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quarter section was in 1804

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“Quarter section.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter%20section. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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