Definition of long acre in US English:

long acre

noun

  • NZ, Irish English, and English regional. The grass verge beside a public road.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Long Acre, a common field name, usually denoting a long strip of cultivated land, itself from long + acre.

Pronunciation

long acre

/ˌlɒŋ ˈeɪkə/