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Origin of capitation
OTHER WORDS FROM capitationcap·i·ta·tive, adjective
Words nearby capitation
Example sentences from the Web for capitation
Local school and capitation taxes were optional with each county and public school district.
Public schools were initially supported by a Literary Fund and by one-half the capitation tax.
Gradually, all the capitation or poll tax money was transferred to the Literary Fund.
She wanted the Government to make the usual capitation grant to this new arrival.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Almost at the outbreak of the Civil War it also gave the king a graduated capitation tax.