Recent Examples of courthouse from the Web
The local government said the failure of the taxes leave an $18 million hole in the budget when taking into account the sheriff's office and courthouse.
The opening Thursday of the Children's AdvocacyRoom in the county's main criminal courthouse will offer a new option: free child care, steps away from the courtrooms.
These days, the law offices of Dallas and Gregg Ingemunson operate in a brick building across the street from the courthouse.
Within hours, Noriega was whisked to Dade County and, eventually, to the federal courthouse in downtown Miami.
Concerns about safety and hygiene were addressed only after a federal court ordered improvements in the 1970s, but the courthouse jail was still too small and run down.
The budget includes one-time grants such as $110 million for disasters, $19.2 million for courthouse preservation and $5.1 million for historical museums.
But court officials point to the trash – and worse – left behind in areas that, hours later, are normally lined with lunch tables for court employees and the hundreds who visit the courthouse.
The black men defending the courthouse were executed on the spot by the mob, and the killing went on for hours.
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First Known Use of courthouse
COURTHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of courthouse for English Language Learners
: a building in which legal cases are heard
COURTHOUSE Defined for Kids
Definition of courthouse for Students
1 : a building in which courts of law are held
2 : a building in which county offices are housed
Legal Definition of courthouse
: a building in which court is regularly held
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