A measure of land in Asia differing from a third of an acre to an acre
- A measure of land in Asia, varying from a third of an acre to an acre.
(n.) A measure of land in India, varying from a 3rd of an acre to an acre.
These duties vary in different parts of the empire: in the vilayets of Constantinople, Bagdad and Adrianople, and in the sanjaks of Bigha and Tchataljatheday'sworkis calculated at 5 piastres (about 11d.); in the vilayets of Aleppo, Trebizond, Angora, lannina, Konia, Sivas and Kastamuni at 4 piastres (about 9d.); and in most other parts of the empire at 3 piastres (about 7d.).