Definition of audiencia
1a : a tribunal in which the sovereign of Spain gave personal attention to matters of justice b : an ecclesiastical or secular court representing the sovereign of Spain
2 : a high court of justice in a Spanish colony frequently exercising military power as well as judicial and political functions
3 : a provincial or territorial high court in modern Spain
4 : the jurisdiction of an audiencia
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Origin and Etymology of audiencia
Spanish, literally, hearing, from Latin audientia
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