mill·​age | \ ˈmi-lij How to pronounce millage (audio) \

Definition of millage

: a rate (as of taxation) expressed in mills per dollar

Examples of millage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The center project is a part of the district's Vision 2023 capital improvement program, being paid for by a millage increase Fort Smith and Barling residents approved in May 2018. Thomas Saccente, Arkansas Online, 2 July 2021 Without the money from the millage, Cantrell said the city would not have the money for the program next year. Jeff Adelson,, 21 Nov. 2020 In 2018, voters in Dearborn approved the Combined Sewer Overflow construction project a millage increase to fund it, reported the Press and Guide. Janelle James, Detroit Free Press, 29 June 2021 So, in this election, the results of the millage question will change nothing, regardless of what the vote outcome is. Nyssa Kruse, Arkansas Online, 18 May 2021 North Pulaski School District today, and voters will also see a question about the district’s millage on the ballot. Nyssa Kruse, Arkansas Online, 18 May 2021 The millage for the district’s bond retirement has been reduced from 4.3 mills to 4.2 mills, Brudno said. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 In 2014, Detroiters voted to renew for 10 years the Detroit Public Library's operating millage. Nushrat Rahman, Detroit Free Press, 24 Mar. 2021 Beginning this year, the park will also snag a $2 million boost from local property taxes as a millage rededication voters approved in 2019 takes effect. Jessica Williams | Staff Writer,, 14 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of millage

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of millage was in 1891

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15 Jul 2021

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“Millage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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