magistrate's court

noun

Definition of magistrate's court

2 : a court that has minor civil and criminal jurisdiction

First Known Use of magistrate's court

1711, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Magistrate's court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magistrate%27s%20court. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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