territorial court


noun

a court established in U.S. territories that is empowered to hear local and federal cases.

Nearby words

  1. terrifying,
  2. terrigenous,
  3. terrine,
  4. territorial,
  5. territorial army,
  6. territorial matrix,
  7. territorial waters,
  8. territorialism,
  9. territoriality,
  10. territorialize

Origin of territorial court

First recorded in 1855–60

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