curia

curia
/kyuriya/
In old European law, a court. The palace, household, or retinue of a sovereign. A judicial tribunal or court held in the sovereign's palace. A court of justice. The civil power, as distinguished from the ecclesiastical.
A manor; a nobleman's house; the hall of a manor. A piece of ground attached to a house; a yard or courtyard. A lord's court held in his manor. The tenants who did suit and service at the lord's court. A manse.
In Roman law, a division of the Roman people, said to have been made by Romulus. They were divided into three tribes, and each tribe into ten curias, making thirty curias in all. The place or building in which each curia assembled to offer sacred rites. The place of meeting of the Roman senate; the senate house. The senate house of a province; the place where the decuriones assembled.

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  • curia — (Del lat. curĭa). 1. f. Tribunal donde se tratan los negocios contenciosos. 2. Conjunto de abogados, escribanos, procuradores y empleados en la Administración de Justicia. 3. Cuidado, esmero. 4. Una de las divisiones del antiguo pueblo romano. 5 …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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  • curia — index bar (court), board Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 curia …   Law dictionary

  • Curia — Cu ri*a (k? r? ?), n.; pl. {Curle} ( ?). [L.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) (a) One of the thirty parts into which the Roman people were divided by Romulus. (b) The place of assembly of one of these divisions. (c) The place where the meetings of the senate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Curia —   [lateinisch] die, /...riae,    1) Versammlungsraum für den römischen Senat; erste Curiabauten auf dem Forum in Rom gehen in die Königszeit zurück. Der von Caesar begonnene, von Augustus eingeweihte Bau wurde 283 n. Chr. durch Brand zerstört und …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • curia — (n.) c.1600, one of the ten divisions of each of the three ancient Roman tribes; also the Senate house of Rome, from L. curia court, perhaps from *co wiria community of men. Transferred to the Papal court (1840) …   Etymology dictionary

  • curia — [rō mä′nə, rōmā′nəkyoor′ē ə] n. pl. curiae [kyoor′ēē΄] [L (in ML, court) < OL * co viria, assembly of men < co , together + * viro , man: see VIRILE] 1. in ancient Rome, a) any of the ten political subdivisions into which the Latin, Sabine …   English World dictionary

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