from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

  • (Pol. Econ.) 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.

  • noun a system of taxation in which a tax is levied on a single commodity (usually land)


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