return day

noun

: a day when a return is to be made: as
a
: a day on which the defendant in an action or proceeding is to appear in court (as for arraignment)
b
: a day on which the defendant in an action must file an answer
c
: a day on which a hearing on an action or proceeding (as a motion) is to be held
d
: a day on which proof of service must be returned
e
: a day fixed by law for the canvassing of election returns

called also return date

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“Return day.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/return%20day. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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