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Court of St. James's

noun
1.
the British royal court: so called from St. James's Palace, London, the former scene of royal receptions.
Also, Court of Saint James.
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Court of St James's

noun
1.
the official name of the royal court of Britain
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The royal court of Britain, including the queen or king and a group of officials who aid in ruling the country.

Note: Ambassadors to Britain are officially ambassadors to the Court of St. James's.
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