bouw [Dutch]

In the Dutch East Indies, a unit of land area, = 500 square Rijnland roede, about 7096.49 square meters (about 1.7537 acre). Also called a backu or bahoe.

The Netherlands Indies.
Buitenzorg, Java: Div. of Commerce, Dept. of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce. (1928?)

Page 45.

Encyclopaedie van Nederlandsch-Indië. 2nd edition.
S. de Graaff and D. G. Stibbe, editors.
's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1918.

Volume 2. Page 687.

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