Definitions for cadastrekəˈdæs tər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an official register of the ownership, extent, and value of real property in a given area, used as a basis of taxation.
Origin of cadastre:
1795–1805; < F < Oc cadastro < It catastro
a public register showing the details of ownership and value of land; made for the purpose of taxation
a public survey of land for the purpose of taxation
a register of such surveys, showing details of ownership and value
Origin: From the cadastre.
alt. of Cadaster
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a register of the landed proprietors of a district, and the extent of their estates, with maps illustrative called Cadastral Maps.