adjourned term
A continuance of a previous or regular court session that results from postponement.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

adjourned term
A continuance of a previous or regular court session that results from postponement.

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  • adjourn — ad·journ /ə jərn/ vt: to put off further proceedings of either indefinitely or until a later stated time: close formally adjourn ing the session vi: to suspend a session or meeting till another time or indefinitely: suspend formal business or… …   Law dictionary

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