Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In secret; privately.
  • adv. Law In private with a judge rather than in open court.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In secret or in private (in an enclosed room, behind closed doors).
  • adv. Without the presence of the public or the media (in court)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. in a judge's chamber, that is, privately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. kept private or confined to those intimately concerned

Etymologies

New Latin in camerā : Latin in, in + Late Latin camerā, ablative of camera, chamber.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin meaning "in (the) chamber)". (Wiktionary)

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