Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A code; a charter; a grant of privileges.
  • n. A custom having the force of law.
  • n. A declaration by a magistrate.
  • n. A place where justice is administered.
  • n. The jurisdiction of a tribunal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A code; a charter; a grant of privileges.
  • n. A custom having the force of law.
  • n. A declaration by a magistrate.
  • n. A place where justice is administered.
  • n. The jurisdiction of a tribunal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Spain and Spanish countries, a code of law; a charter of privileges; a custom having the force of law; a declaration by a magistrate; also, the seat or jurisdiction of a tribunal.

Etymologies

Spanish, from Latin forum. (Wiktionary)

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