- a measure of land in the Ottoman Empire and successive states, including Israel, where it corresponds to about 900 square metres in Palestine, or about 2500 square metres in Iraq.
Etymology: From Hebrew (term, sc=Hebr, , tr=dínÄm) or Arabic (term, sc=Arab, ÙÙÙ, tr=dÅnum) < Turkish (term, díním) < (term, dínmek, , to go round).
- James Joyce, Ulysses:
- : You pay eight marks and they plant a of land for you with olives, oranges, almonds or citrons.
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