from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A system by which all revenue is derived from a tax on one thing, especially land.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A tax levied upon land alone, irrespective of improvements, -- advocated by certain economists as the sole source of public revenue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a system of taxation in which a tax is levied on a single commodity (usually land)
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