Pronunciation: (ā'kur), [key]
1. a common variable unit of land measure, now equal in the U.S. and Great Britain to 43,560 square feet or 1/640 square mile (4047 square meters).
a. lands; land: wooded acres.
b. Informal.large quantities: acres of Oriental rugs.
3. Archaic.a plowed or sown field.
Pronunciation: (ä'kru for 1; ä'kur, ā'kur for 2), [key]
1. a state in W Brazil. 301,628; 58,900 sq. mi. (152,550 sq. km). Cap.: Rio Branco.
2. a seaport in NW Israel: besieged and captured by Crusaders 1191. 38,700.
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