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A court of general jurisdiction, often a trial court for a county or municipality and sometimes a state court or an appellate court.
1. (Law) (in England) a higher court not subject to control by any other court except by way of appeal. See also Supreme Court of Judicature
2. (Law) US (in several states) a court of general jurisdiction ranking above the inferior courts and below courts of last resort
1. the court of general jurisdiction in many states of the U.S., often intermediate between trial courts and the chief appellate court.
2. any court having jurisdiction over other courts.
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|Noun||1.||superior court - any court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court|
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business