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return day

noun

Legal Definition of return day

  1. :  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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