Definition of Home court

1. Noun. (basketball) the court where the host team plays its home games.

Category relationships: Basketball, Basketball Game, Hoops
Generic synonyms: Basketball Court

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Home Court

home appliance
home away from home
home banking
home base
home brew
home buyer
home care
home care agencies
home care services
home childbirth
home cinema
home cinemas
home computer
home computers
home country
home court (current term)
home ec
home economics
home equity
home equity credit
home equity loan
home field advantage
home folks
home free
home fries
home from home
home front
home game
home games
home ground

Literary usage of Home court

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1. A Treatise on the Conflict of Laws; Or, Private International Law by Francis Wharton (1906)
"Foreign guardian not permitted to act except when authorized by home court.—How infancy, as a natural status, is to be proved, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"A receiver could not sue on behalf of the creditors in a home court or elsewhere. A single creditor could not sue in his own behalf, and, if all united, ..."

3. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts, Great Britain (1857)
"... transmit the copy thereof to the registrar of the home court, with an affidavit of the service, if the summons has been served ; and if it has not been ..."

4. Pollock's Practice of the County Courts: With the Decisions of the Superior by Charles Edward Pollock, Henry Nicol (1870)
"Where the bailiff neglects to return to the registrar of the home court the copy of the summons with the affidavit annexed, within the time above proscribed ..."

5. A Guide to the Modern County Court: Comprising a Sketch of Its History and by Smalman Smith (1882)
"... in the latter case they are served by the bailiff of the foreign court, unless the judge of the home court orders them to be served by his own bailiff. ..."

6. A Manual of the Practice and Evidence in Actions and Other Proceedings in by James Edward Davis (1857)
"... the home Court, as directed by the above-mentioned sect. ... and the Registrar of the home Court files such return, and the Registrar is allowed by the ..."

7. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Local Courts Gazette by Canadian Bar Association (1855)
"According to the llth rule of Practice, a return must be made by the Bailiff to the Clerk of all summonses from the home court, four days before the Court ..."

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