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Topic: MEASUREMENT

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: hect- 'hundred' ( HECTO-) + are 'area of 100 square meters' (from Latin area)

hectare

noun
     
hec‧tare [countable] written abbreviation ha
TMTA a unit for measuring area, equal to 10,000 square metres [↪ acre]
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