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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tax imposed by a state on the extraction of natural resources, such as oil, coal, or gas, that will be used in other states.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A state tax on the extraction of nonrenewable natural resources (such as minerals, petroleum, or natural gas) that will be used in another state.


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