court of common pleas definition

  • noun:
    • a courtroom in certain states of United States having basic jurisdiction.
    • A court in Great Britain that previously heard municipal instances between commoners.
    • See typical pleas, under popular.
    • A court in a few states of united states of america having general jurisdiction.
    • A court in the uk that formerly heard municipal situations between commoners.
    • See Common pleas, under typical.
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