from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A tax imposed by a state on the extraction of natural resources, such as oil, coal, or gas.
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- noun US A
statetax on the extractionof nonrenewable natural resources(such as minerals, petroleum, or natural gas) that will be used in another state.
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