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cadastre

[kuh-das-ter] /kəˈdæs tər/
noun
1.
an official register of the ownership, extent, and value of real property in a given area, used as a basis of taxation.
Also, cadaster.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French < Provençal cadastro < Italian catastro, earlier (Venetian) catastico < Late Greek katástichon register, derivative of phrase katà stíchon by line; see cata-, stich
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cadaster

/kəˈdæstə/
noun
1.
an official register showing details of ownership, boundaries, and value of real property in a district, made for taxation purposes
Derived Forms
cadastral, 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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