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COMITATUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. A county or shire; the body of a county. The territorial jurisdiction of a comes, i. e., count or earl. The county court, a court of great antiquity and of great dignity in early times. Also, the retinue or train of a prince or high governmental official.


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