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A quadrangular area surrounded by a building or group of buildings
“The idea is for a public museum to open in the old police station, cells and Victorian court in the historic Grade I listed building.”
The courtiers, retinue, and household of a sovereign
“She often danced for the court at Versailles and Fontainebleau.”
A body of people presided over by a judge, judges, or magistrate, and acting as a tribunal in civil and criminal cases
“It is inherent in the proper conduct of judicial proceedings in a court of law.”
“Statesmen came to pay court to the king.”
A quadrangular area, either open or covered, marked out for ball games such as tennis or squash
“He shook his head and ran to the other side of the basketball court outside his building to go retrieve his ball.”
A sovereign's residence
“Red deer, along with various wildfowl and fish, were all important elements in the menus of the royal court of Henry VIII.”
Building for legal proceedings
Fawn over, pay attention to
“I was attractive, at least that is what the suitors would say when they came with the intentions of courting me.”
“That is precisely the issue that has been raised by the National Party in its attempt to try to court votes.”
“A legal battle with those he has worked hard to court in the past?”
“If he thinks he can remain in power by force he is courting disaster.”
“We saw the film when we were courting.”
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