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Sug'ar Act"



Amer. Hist.
a law passed by the British Parliament in 1764 raising duties on foreign refined sugar imported by the colonies so as to give British sugar growers in the West Indies a monopoly on the colonial market. Cf. Navigation Act.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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