indiction: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in-dik'shun), [key]
- a proclamation made every 15 years in the later Roman Empire, fixing the valuation of property to be used as a basis for taxation.
- a tax based on such valuation.
- Also calledthe recurring fiscal period of 15 years in the Roman Empire, long used for dating ordinary events. Cf. lustrum.
- a specified year in this period.
- the number indicating it.
- indiction (Thesaurus)