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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forum  \Fo"rum\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Forums},  L.  {Fora}.  [L.;  akin  to 
  foris,  foras,  out  of  doors.  See  {Foreign}.] 
  1.  A  market  place  or  public  place  in  Rome,  where  causes  were 
  judicially  tried  and  orations  delivered  to  the  people. 
 
  2.  A  tribunal;  a  court;  an  assembly  empowered  to  hear  and 
  decide  causes. 
 
  He  [Lord  Camden]  was  .  .  .  more  eminent  in  the 
  senate  than  in  the  forum.  --Brougham. 




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