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General Court

noun

Definition of General Court

  1. :  a legislative assembly; specifically :  the state legislature in Massachusetts and New Hampshire



1628

First Known Use of general court

1628


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General Court

noun

Legal Definition of General Court

  1. :  a legislative assembly; specifically :  the state legislature in Massachusetts and New Hampshire




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