HyperDic: acres

English > 1 sense of the word acres:
NOUNpossessionacres, estate, land, landed estate, demesneextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
acres > pronunciation
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English > acres: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
Meaningextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use.
Synonymsestate, land, landed estate, demesne
NarrowerCrown landLand that belongs to the Crown
baronyThe estate of a baron / baron
countryseatAn estate in the country
entailLand received by fee tail
fief, feoffA piece of land held under the feudal system
freeholdAn estate held in fee simple or for life
glebePlot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office
haciendaA large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
homesteadLand acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
leaseholdLand or property held under a lease
manorThe landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
plantationAn estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
seigneury, seigniory, signoryThe estate of a seigneur
smallholdingA piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation
Broaderreal property, real estate, realty, immovableProperty consisting of houses and land
Spanishdominio, finca, hacienda, terreno, tierra
Catalanacres, béns, finca, hisenda, terra, terreny

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