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superior court

noun

Definition of SUPERIOR COURT

1
:  a court of general jurisdiction intermediate between the inferior courts (as a justice of the peace court) and the higher appellate courts
2
:  a court with juries having original jurisdiction

First Known Use of SUPERIOR COURT

1686

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