cedula

noun
ce·​du·​la | \ ˈsāt͟həˌlä, ˈthāt͟h- \
plural -s

Definition of cedula

1 : any of various official documents or certificates in Spain, Latin America, or the Philippines: such as
a : a permit or order issued by the government
b : a personal registration tax certificate in the Philippines
c : any of certain securities issued by some of the South and Central American governments or banks
2 : a Philippine personal registration tax

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History and Etymology for cedula

Spanish cédula, from Late Latin schedula

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“Cedula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cedula. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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