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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

nanoacre /nan'oh?ay`kr/, n. A unit (about 2 mm square) of real estate on a VLSI chip. The term gets its giggle value from the fact that VLSI nanoacres have costs in the same range as real acres once one figures in design and fabrication-setup costs.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

nanoacre /nan'oh-ay"kr/ A unit (about 2 mm square) of real estate on a VLSI integrated circuit. VLSI nanoacres have costs in the same range as real acres once one allows for design and fabrication setup costs. [Jargon File] (1995-09-20)