an international tribunal established under the Covenant of the League of Nations and replaced in 1945 by the International Court of Justice.
Official name Permanent Court of International Justice.
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International legislation has occurred repeatedly, though no world-court has as yet been established.
A world-court would appeal to the strongest, the purest, and the deepest thinkers of every race.
British Dictionary definitions for world court
another name for International Court of Justice
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