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English definition of “assizes”

assizes

noun [plural]     /əˈsaɪ.zɪz/
(in Wales and England until 1971) one or more of the meetings of the most important court in each county , usually held four times a year by a travelling judge Official meetingsMeeting people
(Definition of assizes noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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