vice-admiralty court

noun

: a British Admiralty court established in a colony beyond the seas in which the governor of the colony in his capacity as vice admiral exercises his judicial authority for the trial of maritime cases of a civil nature including prize cases

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“Vice-admiralty court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vice-admiralty%20court. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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