from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tax rate on property, expressed in mills per dollar of value of the property.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tax rate on property, expressed in mills of the property's value.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Rate (as of taxation) reckoned in mills per dollar.
mill (“one thousandth part”) + -age. (Wiktionary)