stremma [Greek, στρέμμα]

In modern Greece, 21st century, a unit of land area, = 10 ares = 1000 square meters.

In rural Corfu, and perhaps elsewhere in Greece, by law a house cannot be built upon a plot of land smaller than 4 stremmas.

United Nations, 1966.

examples

It is claimed that a vineyard, which in an “unringed” state produces 300 pounds per stremma (0.2471 acre), can be made to produce 1,000 pounds by “ringing”.

Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.
Daily Consular and Trade Reports.
Nos. 75-151; Volume 2; April, May and June 1913.
Washington: U.S.G.P.O., 1913.
Page 137. Report 81, April 8, 1913.

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