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tract

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1 a broad geographical area
  • a vast and fertile tract of farmland

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2 a small area of usually open land
  • the town had planned on turning that tract of meadow into a park

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3 a small piece of land that is developed or available for development
  • had a number of small tracts for sale, but we couldn't afford to buy land and then build a house

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The first known use of tract was in the 14th century

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“Tract.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tract. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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