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state's attorney

noun

Definition of state's attorney

  1. :  a legal officer (as a district attorney) appointed or elected to represent a state in court proceedings within a district —called also state attorney



1809

First Known Use of state's attorney

1809


Law Dictionary

state's attorney

noun

Legal Definition of state's attorney

  1. :  a district attorney that represents a state — compare united states attorney




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