Trinity term

noun

Definition of Trinity term

1a : the term from May 22 to June 12 during which the superior courts of England were formerly open — compare easter term , hilary term, michaelmas term
b or less commonly Trinity sitting : the sitting of the High Court of Justice of England between June 9 and July 31
2 : the third academic term in an English university from about mid April to about the end of June — compare hilary term, michaelmas term

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“Trinity term.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trinity%20term. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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