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Quarter section   /kwˈɔrtər sˈɛkʃən/   Listen
Quarter section

A land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side.

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"Quarter section" Quotes from Famous Books

... the sheepman made calm reply. He said: "Gentlemen, all that you have said is true, but it does not interest me. This land belongs as much to me as to you. By law you can hold only one quarter section each by squatters' right. That right I shall respect, but no more. I shall drive my sheep anywhere on grounds not actually occupied by your feeding cattle. Neither you nor I have much more time to do this kind of thing. The small settler is coming westward. Until ...
— The Eagle's Heart • Hamlin Garland

Words linked to "Quarter section" :   area unit, square measure

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