Meaning of “yard” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /jɑːd/
Extra Examples
The garden's about fifty yards wide.The pitch is 120 yards long and 52 yards wide.The animals were about 65 yards away.Stand with your legs about a yard apart.There are 36 inches in a yard.
UNIT written abbreviation yd

B1 a unit for measuring length, equal to 0.9144 metres or 3 feet:

There's a bus stop a few hundred yards up the road.
HOUSE US UK garden

an area of land in front of or behind a house


a small area of ground next to a building, often with a fence or wall around it:

a school yard

(Definition of “yard” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)