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court·room

 (kôrt′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A room in which the proceedings of a court are held.

courtroom

(ˈkɔːtˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
(Law) a room in which the sittings of a law court are held

court•room

(ˈkɔrtˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈkoʊrt-)

n.
a room in which the sessions of a law court are held.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.courtroom - a room in which a lawcourt sitscourtroom - a room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
bar - (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried; "spectators were not allowed past the bar"
bench - (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
courthouse - a building that houses judicial courts
jury box - an enclosure within a courtroom for the jury
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
witness box, witness stand - a box enclosure for a witness when testifying
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
oikeussali

courtroom

[ˈkɔːtrʊm] Nsala f de justicia, sala f de tribunal

courtroom

[ˈkɔːrtrʊm] nsalle f d'audiencecourt ruling ndécision f de justicecourt shoe nescarpin m

courtroom

[ˈkɔːtˌruːm] naula (di tribunale)
References in classic literature ?
This was not news, but now it was seen to have been sorrowfully prophetic, and a profound sensation quivered through the hushed courtroom when those dismal words were repeated.
He left the courtroom sarcastically sorry for Wilson.
And I will have you know that we know how to observe the law and the rules of courtesy down here in this little courtroom. I am ashamed of you."
Here it was before him, a courtroom and a judge, bowed down in subservience by the machine to a dive-keeper who swung a string of votes.
"Let us have a nip on it," Watson said to Witberg, as they left the courtroom; but that outraged person refused to lock arms and amble to the nearest saloon.
There was a titter in the courtroom; the officer who was holding Jurgis put up his hand to hide a smile, and the magistrate smiled without trying to hide it.
There was again a laugh round the courtroom, stopping suddenly as the magistrate looked up and frowned.
He was on his feet in the courtroom, battling against an infringer, when, in the middle of a sentence, he fell to the floor, overcome by sickness and the responsibilities he had carried for twelve years.
There was but little surprise manifested in the courtroom at this verdict, as the testimony, the greater part of which we have omitted, was too clear and direct to be passed over.
Spear was free, and from different parts of the courtroom people were moving toward the door.
No other word could be heard in the courtroom. The President adjourned the hearing.
Three new courtrooms and two hearing rooms were added, including a high-security courtroom for special-situation trials and a high-volume courtroom for preliminary and bail hearings.