In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of land area, about 3½ to 4 acres.



[In the district of Kurnool, Madras Presidency] Another land measure still commonly known in the country is the “gorty” or the extent which can be sown from morning to night with a gorroo or seed drill drawn by a pair of bullocks. The “gorty” varies from 3½ to 4 acres.

Manual of the Administration of the Madras Presidency… Volume II.
Madras: Printed by E. Keys, at the Government Press, 1885.
Page 513.


Gúrtu, (?) A land measure = 3 1/8 English acres (Nellur).

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 191.

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