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World Court

  1. an international tribunal established under the Covenant of the League of Nations and replaced in 1945 by the International Court of Justice.
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Official name Permanent Court of International Justice.
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Examples from the Web for world court

Historical Examples

  • International legislation has occurred repeatedly, though no world-court has as yet been established.

    Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association

    Intercollegiate Peace Association

  • A world-court would appeal to the strongest, the purest, and the deepest thinkers of every race.

British Dictionary definitions for world court

World Court

  1. another name for International Court of Justice
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