Cadastre definition

kə-dăstər
A public register showing details of ownership of the real property in a district, including boundaries and tax assessments.
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Public record of the extent, value, and ownership of land within a district for purposes of taxation.
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(cartography) A public survey of land for the purpose of taxation.
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A register of such surveys, showing details of ownership and value.
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Origin of cadastre

  • French from Provençal cadastro from Italian catastro alteration of Old Italian catastico from Late Greek katastikhon register Greek kata- by cata– Greek stikhos line steigh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French cadastre.

    From Wiktionary