High Court


noun

a superior court.

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Origin of High Court

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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British Dictionary definitions for High Court

High Court

noun

  1. (in England and Wales) a shortened form of High Court of Justice
  2. (in Scotland) a shortened form of High Court of Justiciary
(in Australia) the highest court of appeal, deciding esp constitutional issues
(in New Zealand) a court of law inferior to the Court of AppealFormerly called: Supreme Court
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