Origin of indiction
OTHER WORDS FROM indictionin·dic·tion·al, adjective
Words nearby indiction
How to use indiction in a sentence
Before its adoption the usual practice in Latin countries was to distinguish the years by their number in the cycle of Indiction.
By extending it backwards, it will be found that the first of the era was the fourth of the cycle of indiction.
We entrust to you therefore for this Indiction the dignity of the Comitiva Romana, with all its rights and just emoluments.
Was he designated when the great Imperial officers were appointed at the beginning of the Indiction?
Cycles used in chronology are three: The solar cycle, the lunar cycle, and the cycle of indiction.Our Calendar|George Nichols Packer
British Dictionary definitions for indiction
- a valuation of property made every 15 years as a basis for taxation
- the tax based on this valuation