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Court of St. James's

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\-sənt-ˈjāmz, -ˈjām-zəz, -ˌsānt-\

Definition of Court of St. James's

  1. :  the British royal court



Origin of court of st. james's

from St. James's Palace, London, former seat of the British court


First Known Use: 1797


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