im·​matriculation | \ ˌi+ \

Definition of immatriculation

: an act, state, or process of being enrolled (as in an official register) lands on which a native title can be shown are put through a process of immatriculation; a tax is then levied— F. M. Keesing

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First Known Use of immatriculation

1678, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for immatriculation

probably from German immatrikulation, from Medieval Latin immatriculatus + German -ion

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“Immatriculation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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