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  • adj. of, or relating to a cadastre

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to landed property.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a cadaster; according to or for the purposes of a cadaster; having reference to the extent, value, and ownership of landed property as a basis for assessment for fiscal purposes: as, a cadastral survey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the records of a cadastre


From the Modern French cadastral ("relating to the cadastre"), from cadastre. (Wiktionary)


  • The final chapter talks about the future of land surveying, with challenges ahead such as the possible transition to a coordinate based cadastral system and the necessity of maintaining the survey framework that already exists — plus, of course, the need for new surveyors to continue to enter the profession.

    My speech to the Saskatchewan Land Surveyors Association AGM

  • The Sister-Books and the various documents of practice — cadastral register, rentbooks, and anniversary books — prove this, going beyond the mere copying of texts into the realm of original composition.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Six days later Dutcher wrote again from his New York City office mentioning the red tape being encountered and the considerable amount of information, affidavits, and the cadastral survey he and Robert Williams had already supplied to the GLO.

    History of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

  • Pelican Island had a distinctly triangular shape according to J.O. Fries 'July 1902 cadastral survey for the AOU Committee, with each side measuring roughly 700 feet.

    History of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

  • What remain of Pretoria is a "cadastral area" registered in the deeds registry as a township, the City of Tshwane Metropolitan said on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Finally, during my second trip to Mozambique, when I was working principally on land issues, I spent a total of about two weeks working in the archives of the provincial and national offices of the Direcção Nacional de Geografia e Cadastre (DINAGECA), where I found a wealth of documentary material related to land concessions and rural land politics during the colonial and postindependence periods (e.g., cadastral registers and maps, technical reports, surveys, correspondence).

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • But cadastral surveys, by carving the land up into unnaturally straight-edged blocks (first on paper and then, where possible, in the soil itself), assigning (or denying) rights to it in terms of commercial ownership, and buttressing the lines on these maps with the power of state-sanctioned law, sought to transform and appropriate not only control over territorial organization but the land itselfand thus the foundation of Africans 'social organization and culture.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • In part, the social power of cadastral maps derived from the "scientific" and purportedly ungendered (because disembodied) quality of their construction, for by concealing their human origins and political objectives in the precisely measured straight lines and quantified areas of their pictorial images, these mappings disavowed the possibility of change or resistance.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Of all types of colonizers 'maps, cadastral maps impinged most directly and disruptively on the lives of Africans in Magude; at the same time, they were also the most forcefully opposed form of colonial cartography, especially among communities living farther from the Portuguese government center in Magude town.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Note 49: The cadastral registers recording land concessions in colonial Magude include Registo de Concessões, Compartimentos I-IV, DINAGECA, pp. 20-21, 48-49; and the Livros de Pedidos for Maputo and Gaza provinces, also at DINAGECA.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique


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  • "A ranch-man at a ranch warns campagnards that a shah has spat at hard-and-fast laws that ban cadastral graft."
    Eunoia by Christian Bök (upgraded edition), p 19

    May 20, 2010