from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of uniting lands, rights, or revenues, to the ecclesiastical chamber, i. e., to the pope's domain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of incorporating with the fiscal department of a government, as an estate or other source of revenue; particularly, annexation to the Pope's exchequer or apostolic chamber.
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