district court

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district court

noun

law : a court in the U.S. in which cases in a particular area are brought to trial; especially : one of the trial courts for cases involving federal law

Full Definition of DISTRICT COURT

:  a trial court that has jurisdiction over certain cases within a specific judicial district

First Known Use of DISTRICT COURT

1789

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