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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In Spain, a tax levied on transactions involving property movable or immovable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tax of one tenth formerly imposed in Spain upon public sales and exchanges, and paid by the seller. Also written alcabala.


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