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bankruptcy court

n. the specialized Federal court in which bankruptcy matters under the Federal Bankruptcy Act are conducted. There are several bankruptcy courts in each state, and each one's territory covers several counties. The office of a court clerk where petitions can be filed is located next to each court. (See: bankruptcy, bankruptcy proceedings)

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