Definition of importation:
borrowing, transportation, signification, purchase abroad, admission, purchase abroad, importee, importing, significance, transportation, consequence, introduction, meaning, moment, reception, borrowing, bringing in, shipping in, shipping in, admission, entrance, adoption, reception, implication, adoption, acceptance, bringing in, entrance, acceptance, import, introduction.
The duty on raw sugar was removed and one- half cent per pound retained on the refined product, but domestic sugar producers were given a bounty of two cents a pound in order to protect them against the free importation of the raw material.- "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
Notwithstanding then, that it would be more productive of wealth to the country, at whatever sacrifice of capital it might be done, to allow the importation of cheap corn, it would perhaps be advisable to charge it with a duty for a few years.- "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation", David Ricardo.
- "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.