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ACRE, measures. A quantity of land containing in length forty perches, and four in breadth, or one hundred and sixty square perches, of whatever shape may be the land. Serg. Land Laws of Penn., 185. See Cro. Eliz. 476, 665; 6 Co. 67; Poph. 55; Co. Litt. 5, b, and note 22.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(The Akko events should give rise to second thoughts in the mind of anyone who believes in the "One-State solution"' where Jews and Arabs would live in brotherhood and equality.
"When it all ends, and fades, and the dust settles, we'll decide."But some MPs criticised the decision to call off the festival, which brings thousands of visitors to Akko and is a major boost for local businesses.
ISIS has broken down in Kurdish areas" of the country's north and northeast, Akko concluded.
We will not ask to return to Yafo, Akko and Tzfat," he reportedly said.
Even in so-called mixed cities like Haifa, Akko, Jaffa, Lod, Ramle, and Jerusalemwhose heterogeneous populations predate statehoodthere are Arab neighborhoods and Jewish ones.
Rioters in northern Israel have torched two houses and badly damaged several others in the third night of tensions between Jewish and Arab residents of Akko, Israeli officials say.Arab residents were evacuated before their homes were set alight, nobody was injured but police remained on very high alert, Micky Rosenfeld, a police spokesman, said on Saturday.
In Akko Local Government Area, APC polled 58,479 votes, while PDP scored 30,832 votes, and in Balanga Local Government Area, APC scored 30, 926 votes as against PDP's 18,192 votes.
Apartments could be purchased for this sum in the first quarter of the year in the cities of Tiberias, Tirat Carmel, Migdal Haemek, Ma'alot, Nazareth Illit, Akko, Afula, Safed, Kiryat Ata, Kiryat Yam and Kiryat Shmona.
In Akko, the Israeli Fringe Theater Festival runs Oct.
Israeli police have raised their alert after two days of clashes between Arabs and Jews in the northern city of Akko during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.Calm returned to Akko, one of the few mixed cities in Israel, on Friday, but police said they were prepared in case the violence spread to other parts of the country.
Principal battles: siege of Acre (Akko) (1189-1191); Messina, Arsuf (near Herzliyya) (1191); Gisors (1197); siege of Chaluz (1199).