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English definition of “tract”

tract

noun [C] (LAND)    /trækt/
a large area of land : The house is surrounded by vast tracts of woodland .Areas of land in generalSpace - general words US a measured area of land that is used for a particular purpose , such as building houses or digging for oil : a 132-acre tract in IrvingAreas of land in generalSpace - general words
(Definition of tract noun (LAND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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