# Definition:Imperial/Area/Rood

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One rood is equal to an oblong measuring $1$ chain by $2 \frac 1 2$ chains.
 $\ds$  $\ds 1$ rood $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 2 \tfrac 1 2$ square chains $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 40$ square rods, poles or perches $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 1210$ square yards $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 10 \, 890$ square feet