ecclesiastical court

noun
ec·​cle·​si·​as·​ti·​cal court | \ i-ˌklē-zē-ˈas-ti-kəl- \

Legal Definition of ecclesiastical court

: a court having jurisdiction in ecclesiastical affairs : a tribunal in an ecclesiastical body

called also Court Christian

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“Ecclesiastical court.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/ecclesiastical%20court. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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