- an official register of the ownership, extent, and value of real property in a given area, used as a basis of taxation.
Origin of cadastre
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- an official register showing details of ownership, boundaries, and value of real property in a district, made for taxation purposes
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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