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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Curia  \Cu"ri*a\  (k?"r?-?),  n.;  pl  {Curle}  (-?).  [L.] 
  1.  (Rom.  Antiq.) 
  a  One  of  the  thirty  parts  into  which  the  Roman  people 
  were  divided  by  Romulus. 
  b  The  place  of  assembly  of  one  of  these  divisions. 
  c  The  place  where  the  meetings  of  the  senate  were  held; 
  the  senate  house. 
  2.  (Middle  Ages)  The  court  of  a  sovereign  or  of  a  feudal 
  lord;  also  his  residence  or  his  household.  --Burrill. 
  3.  (Law)  Any  court  of  justice. 
  4.  The  Roman  See  in  its  temporal  aspects,  including  all  the 
  machinery  of  administration;  --  called  also  {curia