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RESORT. The authority or jurisdiction of a court. The supreme court of the United States is a court of the last resort.

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Police said the situation in the picturesque hill resort has returned to normal.
Bhaderwah (J-K), May 29 (ANI): Tourists from across the country are thronging Bhaderwah hill resort in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda District to attend the ongoing four-day annual cultural festival to promote tourism in the region.
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The two delegations then drove to Murree, a hill resort 30 miles northeast of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, for luncheon talks, where the agreement was reached.
Seventy delegates from both sides, who met in the South Sulawesi hill resort of Malino, also rejected violence and opposed all organizations which aim to create chaos in the Malukus, including the Java-based Muslim militant group Laskar Jihad and the Christian separatist South Maluku Republic.
The newly opened casino at Royal Hill Resort will stop gambling operations Saturday following an order from the provincial governor, the official from the Thai border province Surin said.
Locals, too, have begun to feel the after-effects of unregulated growth in the hill resort, where hotels, restaurants and apartment buildings have mushroomed to meet rising demand.
An indefinite shutdown and protest called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha or GJM (Gorkha Peoples Liberation Front) has been affecting normal life in the tourist hill resort since June.
Pelican Hill Resort, a resort in Newport Beach, California, US, has announced its 2011 Balanced Wellness programme at The Spa at Pelican Hill of the resort.
The natural beauty, dense pine forests and flourishing green landscape of this hill resort makes it a popular tourist destination.
Cameron Highland is a popular hill resort and one of the country's top vegetable and tea producing areas.
Solong Nala (HP), Jan 14 (ANI): Fresh snowfall in the hill resort of Solong Nala in Himachal Pradesh has left tourists thrilled and happy.