Acre

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See also: acre and âcre

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French Acre, from Latin Akre, from Ancient Greek Ἄκο (Áko) or Ἄκη (Ákē), from Hebrew עכו (ʿAkko), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) enPR: āʹkə, äʹkə, IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.kə/, /ˈɑː.kə/

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Acre

  1. A port city in northern Israel, and the holiest city in the Baha'i Faith.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Portuguese Acre, of uncertain origin.

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Acre

  1. A state in the North Region of Brazil, whose capital is Rio Branco.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Probably a variant of Acker or Acree/Ackary, though also possibly Americanization of Norwegian Aakre or Lower German Egger.

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Acre

  1. A surname​.

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French[edit]

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Acre m

  1. Acre (city in Israel)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Acre f

  1. Acre (a city in Israel)
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Acre.

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Different origins are proposed, including:

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Acre m

  1. Acre (a state in the North Region of Brazil; capital: Rio Branco)
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Acre.