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What is COURT-HOUSE

The building occupied for the public sessions of a court, with its various offices. The term may be used of a place temporarily occupied for the sessions of a court, though not the regular courthouse. Harris v. State, 72 Miss. 900, 18 South. 387, 33 L. R. A. So; Vigo County v. Stout, 130 Ind. 53, 35 N. E. 083, 22 L. R. A. 398; Waller v. Arnold, 71 111. 353; Kane v. McCown, 55 Mo. 198.

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