Court of cassation
Cassation Cas*sa"tion, n. [F. cassation. See {Cass}.] The act of annulling. [1913 Webster]

A general cassation of their constitutions. --Motley. [1913 Webster]

{Court of cassation}, the highest court of appeal in France, which has power to quash (Casser) or reverse the decisions of the inferior courts. [1913 Webster]


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