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quarter section Syllabification: quar·ter sec·tion

Definition of quarter section in English:


North American
A quarter of a square mile of land; 160 acres (approximately 64.7 hectares).
Example sentences
  • And, from a quarter section of land, they and son Brandon now farm about 2,000 acres of corn and soybeans in the fertile Missouri River valley in northwest Missouri.
  • Kevin now owns a quarter section of his own land.
  • It's a quarter section of land that we bought about 20 years ago.
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