Definition of octroi in English:
A tax levied in some countries on various goods entering a town or city.
- Feng applied for control of the octroi levied on goods entering Beijing.
- It was later found that the proposal would merely save the Parwanoo-based industrialists their octroi duty at the state's barrier.
- Other indirect taxes were the ferme de l'equivalent and various municipal octrois.
Definition of octroi in:
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