Definition of district court in English:

district court

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noun

  • (In most US jurisdictions) the federal or state trial court.
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    • The bill calls for jurisdiction of the district court and of the High Court.
    • The court of appeals affirmed per curiam a dismissal by the district court for want of subject matter jurisdiction.
    • At one point, he discusses what he found out as a law clerk to a federal district court in North Carolina.

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