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cadaster or cadastre (kəˈdæstə Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. an official register showing details of ownership, boundaries, and value of real property in a district, made for taxation purposes

Derived Forms

caˈdastral adjective

Word Origin

C19: from French, from Provençal cadastro, from Italian catastro, from Late Greek katastikhon register, from kata stikhon line by line, from kata (see cata-) + stikhos line, stich

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