Court of St. James's

noun phrase
\ -sənt-ˈjāmz How to pronounce Court of St. James's (audio) , -ˈjām-zəz, -ˌsānt- \

Definition of Court of St. James's

: the British royal court

First Known Use of Court of St. James's

1797, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Court of St. James's

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

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The first known use of Court of St. James's was in 1797

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“Court of St. James's.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Court%20of%20St.%20James%27s. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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