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also ca·das·ter  (kə-dăs′tər)
A public register showing details of ownership of the real property in a district, including boundaries and tax assessments.

[French, from Provençal cadastro, from Italian catastro, alteration of Old Italian catastico, from Late Greek katastikhon, register : Greek kata-, by; see cata- + Greek stikhos, line; see steigh- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·das′tral adj.


(kəˈdæstə) or


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) 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]
caˈdastral adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cadaster - a public register showing the details of ownership and value of land; made for the purpose of taxation
register, registry - an official written record of names or events or transactions


cadastre [kəˈdæstəʳ] Ncatastro m
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