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Definition of tribunal:

  1. Hence, a court or forum; as, the House of Lords, in England, is the highest tribunal in the kingdom.
  2. 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.
  3. The seat of a judge; the bench on which a judge and his associates sit for administering justice.


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