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Definition of Arpent

Arpent
Arpent Ar"pent, Arpen Ar"pen, n. [F. arpent, fr. L. arepennis, arapennis. According to Columella, a Gallic word for a measure equiv. to half a Roman jugerum.] Formerly, a measure of land in France, varying in different parts of the country. The arpent of Paris was 4,088 sq. yards, or nearly five sixths of an English acre. The woodland arpent was about 1 acre, 1 rood, 1 perch, English.

Meaning of Arpent from wikipedia

- An arpent (French pronunciation: ​[aʁpɑ̃]) is a unit of length and a unit of area. It is a pre-metric French unit based on the Roman actus. It is used...
- acre was equal to 1.6 arpents, the unit of area more commonly used in Northern France outside of Normandy. In Canada, the Paris arpent used in Quebec before...
- units of measure such as the aune (ell), the perche (perch or rood), the arpent and the lieue (league) had a number of variations, particularly the aune...
- Ltd (30 arpents since 2009), British American Investment (BAI) Dawood Rawat's subsidiary Tucson Ltd (20 arpents), Dhanjay Callikan (4 arpents in Balaclava...
- The Florida Canal or 40 Arpent Canal is a canal in the New Orleans metropolitan area and land down river. The canal was built in the 18th century colonial...
- language, a Native American language arp, the customary symbol for the arpent, an obsolete agrarian unit of distance and area measurement Arp, a rosemary...
- The lac des Soixante Arpents is a fresh body of water crossed by the Mauvaise River, in the territory of the town of Saint-Raymond, in the Portneuf Regional...
- Thirty Acres (French: Trente arpents) is a novel by Canadian writer Philippe Panneton, published under the pen name Ringuet. First published in French...
- soldiers and workers who accompanied Cadillac built a fort enclosing one arpent (about 0.85 acres (3,400 m2), the equivalent of just under 200 feet (61 m)...
- "A few acres of snow" (in the original French, "quelques arpents de neige", French pronunciation: ​[kɛlkə.z‿aʁpɑ̃dəˈnɛːʒ], with "vers le Canada") is one...
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