mill·​age ˈmi-lij How to pronounce millage (audio)
: a rate (as of taxation) expressed in mills per dollar

Examples of millage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The county would receive roughly $42.8 billion from the change if the millage rate remains the same. Rebecca San Juan, Miami Herald, 5 June 2024 Hackel and Wickersham decided not to ask voters in August 2020 to vote on a new countywide millage to fund a new lockup. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 6 May 2024 In May, the college proposed a 0.4-mill increase that would have raised its millage rate from 2.6 to 3. Al Gaspeny,, 12 Mar. 2024 The college's millage applies only to residents of its taxing district, which includes the Bentonville and Rogers school districts. Al Gaspeny,, 12 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for millage 

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of millage was in 1891

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“Millage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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