Definitions for cadastrekəˈdæs tər
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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
A cadastre, using a cadastral survey or cadastral map, is a comprehensive register of the metes-and-bounds real property of a country. A cadastre commonly includes details of the ownership, the tenure, the precise location, the dimensions, the cultivations if rural, and the value of individual parcels of land. Cadastres are used by many nations around the world, some in conjunction with other records, such as a title register. In most countries, legal systems have developed around the original administrative systems and use the cadastre to define the dimensions and location of land parcels described in legal documentation. The cadastre is a fundamental source of data in disputes and lawsuits between landowners. In the United States, Cadastral Survey within the Bureau of Land Management maintains records of all public lands. Such surveys often require detailed investigation of the history of land use, legal accounts, and other documents.
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a register of the landed proprietors of a district, and the extent of their estates, with maps illustrative called Cadastral Maps.
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