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territorial court

noun
1.
a court established in U.S. territories that is empowered to hear local and federal cases.
Origin of territorial court
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • The decisions of the territorial court regarding slavery would now be final.

    Stephen A. Douglas Allen Johnson

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