assizes

Definitions:

  • The <xref>regional</xref> <xref>courts</xref> of <xref>Great Britain</xref>, which were replaced by the crown courts in 1971.
  • A <xref>trial</xref> or <xref>hearing</xref> before such a court.
  • Plural form of <xref>assize</xref>.
  • the county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by Crown courts)
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