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Old Bailey, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOld Bailey, thethe Old BaileyOld Bai‧ley, the /ˌəʊld ˈbeɪli/ 🔊 🔊 the most famous law court in the UK, officially called the Central Criminal Court. It is a crown court (=a court that deals with very serious crimes) in London, named after the street it is on. Many famous criminals have been judged there, including murderers and traitors (=someone who helps an enemy country).
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