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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The position, function, or term of office of a magistrate.
  • noun A body of magistrates.
  • noun The district under jurisdiction of a magistrate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office or dignity of a magistrate.
  • noun The body of magistrates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The office or dignity of a magistrate.
  • noun The collective body of magistrates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The office or dignity of a magistrate.
  • noun The collective body of magistrates.

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

  • noun the position of magistrate

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