Ju*di"cia*ry [L. judiciarius, fr. judicium judgment: cf. F. judiciare. See Judicial.]

Of or pertaining to courts of judicature, or legal tribunals; judicial; as, a judiciary proceeding.

Bp. Burnet.

 

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Ju*di"cia*ry, n. [Cf. LL. judiciaria, F. judiciaire.]

That branch of government in which judicial power is vested; the system of courts of justice in a country; the judges, taken collectively; as, an independent judiciary; the senate committee on the judiciary.

 

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