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superior court

noun
1.
the court of general jurisdiction found in many states of the United States.
2.
any court that has general jurisdiction above other courts.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90, Americanism
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superior court

noun
1.
(in England) a higher court not subject to control by any other court except by way of appeal See also Supreme Court of Judicature
2.
(US) (in several states) a court of general jurisdiction ranking above the inferior courts and below courts of last resort
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