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Definition of Tribunal


  1. In villages of the Philippine Islands, a kind of townhall. At the tribunal the head men of the village met to transact business, prisoners were confined, and troops and travelers were often quartered.
  2. The seat of a judge; the bench on which a judge and his associates sit for administering justice.
  3. Hence, a court or forum; as, the House of Lords, in England, is the highest tribunal in the kingdom.
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Tribunal Translations

tribunal in Dutch is gerecht, balie, gerechtsgebouw
tribunal in French is tribunal
tribunal in German is Strafgericht
tribunal in Spanish is tribunal, juzgado
tribunal in Swedish is domstol