superior court

noun

Definition of superior court

1 :a court of general jurisdiction intermediate between the inferior courts (such as a justice of the peace court) and the higher appellate courts
2 :a court with juries having original jurisdiction

First Known Use of superior court

1584


Law Dictionary

superior court

noun, often capitalized S&C

legal Definition of superior court

1 :a court of general jurisdiction intermediate between the inferior courts and the higher appellate courts
2 :a court having original jurisdiction and conducting jury trials

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