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English definition of “yard”

yard

noun [C] (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT)    /jɑːd/ US  /jɑːrd/ (written abbreviation yd.)
B1 a unit of measurement equal to three feet or approximately 91.4 centimetresMeasurements of length and distance
(Definition of yard noun (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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