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Lat. A court of justice, or Judicial tribunal; a place of jurisdiction ; a placewhere a remedy is sought; a place of litigation. 3 Story, 347.In Roman law. The market place, or public paved court, in the city of Rome, wheresuch public business was transacted as the assemblies of the people and the judicialtrial of causes, and where also elections. markets, and the public exchange were held.


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