county court

noun

: a court in some states that has a designated jurisdiction usually both civil and criminal within the limits of a county

Examples of county court in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Benitez Sanchez’s case was one of the first to be unspooled from that backlog once the county courts began to resume normal operations. Robert Salonga, The Mercury News, 24 May 2024 Worldpay started processing debit and credit card payments for Pirch in 2015, according to the complaint, filed in an Ohio county court. Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Apr. 2024 The ruling is subject to further litigation at a county court and could spark action by the Arizona Legislature to repeal the ban. Stacey Barchenger, The Arizona Republic, 10 Apr. 2024 The lawsuit states Sanchez-Mayen should not have been arrested in the first place, noting the criminal trespassing charge was later dismissed by the county court. Eric Levenson, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for county court 

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Word History

First Known Use

1639, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of county court was in 1639

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“County court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/county%20court. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

county court

noun
often capitalized both Cs
: a court in some states that has a designated jurisdiction usually both civil and criminal within the limits of a county
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