mayor's court

mayor's court
a city court presided over by a mayor.
[1800-10]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • mayor's court — A municipal or city court presided over by the mayor …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • lord mayor's court — An English court of limited jurisdiction in both law and equity cases, held in London …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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