Definitions for quarter section
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in surveying and homesteading) a square tract of land, half a mile on each side, thus containing ¼ sq. mi. or 160 acres.
Category: Surveying, Dialect
Ref: Abbr.: q.s.
Origin of 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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