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circuit court

n.
A court that serves a particular jurisdiction or geographic area, especially in multiple locations; a certain court of general jurisdiction established by law.

cir′cuit court′


n.
1. a court holding sessions at various intervals in different sections of a judicial district.
2. (caps.) the court of general jurisdiction in a number of U.S. states.
[1700–10, Amer.]
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