Definitions for octroiˈɒk trɔɪ; Fr. ɔkˈtrwa; -trɔɪz; Fr. -ˈtrwa

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•troiˈɒk trɔɪ; Fr. ɔkˈtrwa; -trɔɪz; Fr. -ˈtrwa(n.)(pl.)-trois

  1. (formerly, in Europe) a tax levied on certain goods brought into a city.

    Category: Western History

  2. the place at which the tax was collected.

    Category: Western History

  3. the officials collecting it.

    Category: Western History

Origin of octroi:

1605–15; < F octroyer < ML auctorizāre; see authorize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. octroi(noun)

    a tax on various goods brought into a town


  1. Octroi

    Octroi is a local tax collected on various articles brought into a district for consumption.

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