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A title given to the principal clerk of a court.

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PROTHONOTARY. The title given to an officer who officiates as principal clerk of some courts. Vin Ab. h.t.
     2. In the ecclesiastical law, the name of prothonotary is given to an officer of the court of Rome, he is so called because he is the first notary; the Greek word prootos signifying primus or first. These notaries have preeminence over the other notaries, and, are put in the rank of prelates. There are twelve of them. Dict. de Jur. h.t.

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The species that most preferred silver maple, the dominant tree in UMR forest--American Redstart, Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo, and Prothonotary Warbler--breed in the area and are more common in floodplain than upland forests during spring migration (Kirsch et al.
The Prothonotary Warbler population has declined 40% since the 1960s and the preferred breeding habitats--swamps and forested wetlands--also are disappearing at an alarming rate.
There she became the prothonotary and justice of the peace from 1956 to 1962 and acted as a notary public to survey the islands.
The court granted the three banks leave to defend the suits on a condition that the banks deposit a sum totalling ` 400 crores with the Prothonotary and Master of the Hon'ble Bombay High Court," BCCI said in a statement on Monday.
him--"Prothonotary Warbler I and Prothonotary Warbler II.
Henslow's Sparrow, Kentucky Warbler, Painted Bunting, Prothonotary Warbler, Red-headed Woodpecker, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher) (Table 1), equate to the need for management practices to be continued at Camp Maxey and continued/applied to other sites located within the post oak savannah ecoregion of Texas.
From September through April, Jamaica's mountains, gardens and coffee plantations are home to many of our warblers like the northern parula, Cape May, black-throated-blue, myrtle, black-throated green, prairie, redstart, prothonotary, worm-eating, ovenbird, northern and Louisiana waterthrushes, and common yellowthroat.
An attempt to flesh out the propositions thus stated by the Chief Justice can be approached by means of an examination of the relevant principles in various reported decisions of the High Court of Australia: for example, Ziems v Prothonotary of the Supreme Court of NSW (3) and Clyne v NSW Bar Association (4).
In a motion to strike the Statement of Claim, a Federal Court prothonotary suggested that while international treaties like the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations created no duty of care for Canadian consular officials, "the treaties and conventions may provide guidance as to the standard of reasonable conduct to be expected of the consular officials in the context of an action in negligence".
A decade of monitoring prothonotary warblers in nest boxes in southern-Illinois swamps gave Hoover the idea for the new experiment.
The preserve has a boardwalk for visitor enjoyment of the high-quality swamp forest, the herb featherfoil, plus such sought-after birds as prothonotary warblers.