Definition of Dessiatine
1. Noun. A former Russian unit of area equal to 2.7 acres.
Definition of Dessiatine
1. Noun. a Russian measure of land, roughly 1.1 hectares ¹
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Literary usage of Dessiatine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford (1893)
"meras, and in the steppe regions Jess than ten meras of oats are sown per dessiatine. The thinnest sowings of oats are in the southern districts of the ..."
2. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford (1893)
"... per dessiatine, only on the very worst fields falling to 60 ... per dessiatine. Thanks to such high yields the population of some localities of the ..."
3. Through Siberia, the Land of the Future by Fridtjof Nansen (1914)
"To every dessiatine are sown about 9 poods of wheat, 8 poods of summer rye, 11 to 12 poods of oats, 9 poods of barley, etc. The following are considered ..."
4. Commentaries on the Productive Forces of Russia by Ludwik Tęgoborski (1855)
"... per dessiatine more than the average harvest of Russia according to the calculation we have adopted. The statistical tables of Austria do not give us ..."
5. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1881)
"There, notwithstanding the fertility of the soil, land could be easily leased at a rental of from i to 2 roubles the dessiatine, yet the annual redemption ..."
6. The Red Reign: The True Story of an Adventurous Year in Russia by Kellogg Durland (1908)
"A certain amount of land was available in many governments for fifty and one hundred dollars a dessiatine. One prominent landowner proposed selling one ..."
7. Catalogue of the Russian Section by Russia, Russia Ministerstvo finansov, Ministerstvo finansov (1893)
"The quantity of seeds required for se-ving is 12 poods per dessiatine; ... Seeds sown 12 poods per dessiatine, twice irrigated during spring. ..."
8. World's Columbian Exposition 1893, Chicago: Catalogue of the Russian Section by Soviet Union General'nyi kommisar russkogo otdiela vsemirnoi kolumbovoi vystavki v Chicago (1893)
"Seeds sown 12 poods per dessiatine, twice irrigated during spring. ... Not over 3 poods are sown per dessiatine, early in spring either on grounds ..."