- Surveying. (of a map or survey) showing or including boundaries, property lines, etc.
- of or relating to a cadastre.
Origin of cadastral
Examples from the Web for cadastral
He divided the empire by a cadastral system, under provincial governors; and he established everywhere fixed rates of tribute.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3
W. E. Gladstone
He had already made a cadastral survey of the canton of Geneva, and published a map of the canton on the scale of 1⁄25000.
Needless to say, the Cadastral Survey Act failed in conference.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)
Dean Conant Worcester
The establishment of a cadastral law for registering law titles.The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines
Among them were cadastral plans of villages, maps of the provinces of the empire of the Aztecs, of towns and of the coast.
Word Origin and History for cadastral
1858, from French cadastral, from cadastre "register of the survey of lands" (16c.), from Old Italian catastico, from Late Greek katastikhos "register," literally "by the line." Gamillscheg dismisses derivation from Late Latin capitastrum "register of the poll tax."