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superior court n
often cap S&C
1 : a court of general jurisdiction intermediate between the inferior courts and the higher appellate courts
2 : a court having original jurisdiction and conducting jury trials
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.