[Plural, mdied.] In Malta , ? – 20ᵗʰ century, two units, both equal to 16 tomna, one a unit of capacity and the other a seed measure of land:
• A unit of dry capacity, = 8 imperial bushels, approximately 290.95 liters. Also called a salma.
• A unit of area, approximately 1.798 hectares (exactly 40/9 acres).
United Nations 1966.
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