cadastration

cadastration

surveying for the purpose of showing boundary and property lines.
See also: Land
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(35) European serfdom originated in Roman fiscal operations resting on the cadastration of landed property, which in principle ensured a predictable (and assignable) stream of revenue provided the land was settled and cultivated.
Les etudes recentes portant sur les expositions universelles ont enormement privilegie leur caractere reifiant ou folklorisant dans le travail de cadastration des identites culturelles a l'interieur de pavillons nationaux, ainsi que les representations materielles de ces expositions, qu'elles soient d'ordre architectural, ethnographique ou commercial.