- tribune group,
Origin of tribunal
Examples from the Web for tribunal
Wesolowski is confined to house arrest in the walled city, awaiting trial in front of the Vatican tribunal.
Committee Chairman Ed Royce called for a tribunal to be established to hold the Assad regime accountable for war crimes.Syrian Defector: Assad Poised to Torture and Murder 150,000 More|Josh Rogin|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zia, in bed with the Islamists who were being dispatched to the gallows by the tribunal, found her appeal ebbing.
An act of parliament was passed in 1973 to set up a tribunal with jurisdiction to punish the perpetrators of the genocide.
Participating in this tribunal rewards players while cutting down on negativity.
The same moderation was exhibited by the tribunal of Toledo, in a curious case, in 1659.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
At any rate, this is a new light on things: the influence of big shops on the tribunal of penance!The Cathedral|Joris-Karl Huysmans
This system vested authority in the people through annual elections of a tribunal of three of their number.The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784|George D. Wolf
The tribunal collected some other evidence against Vergara and industriously searched for more, even as far as Flanders.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3|Henry Charles Lea
The bare appearance of this tribunal has long been odious and revolting to the majority of the colonists.
Word Origin for tribunal
mid-15c., from Old French tribunal (13c.), from Latin tribunal "platform for the seat of magistrates, elevation, embankment," from tribunus "official in ancient Rome, magistrate," literally "head of a tribe," from tribus (see tribe). Hence, a court of justice or judicial assembly (1580s).