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Juno in Roman mythology, the wife and sister of Jupiter, and the goddess of marriage; Hera.
Junoesque of a woman, having full proportions and a stately bearing; statuesque.
junta a small group, often of military officers, acting as the rulers of a nation, esp. provisionally after the overthrow of a previous government. [2 definitions]
Jupiter in Roman mythology, the supreme god who was the weather god and protector of state and law; Jove; Zeus. [2 definitions]
Jurassic of, relating to, or designating the geological period between the Triassic and Cretaceous of the Mesozoic Era, from approximately 180 million to 135 million years ago, when primitive birds appeared and conifers were prominent. [2 definitions]
juridical of or pertaining to the law or to the administration of justice.
jurisdiction the right or authority to interpret and administer the law. [2 definitions]
jurisprudence the philosophy or science of law. [3 definitions]
jurist a judge. [2 definitions]
juristic of or relating to jurisprudence or to a jurist or jurists.
juror one who is a member of a jury. [3 definitions]
jury a body of persons summoned to a court of law who are sworn to hear evidence and give a true verdict in a case. [2 definitions]
jury-rig to assemble or put into place in a makeshift way, or for temporary use, as on a vessel.
jus sanguinis the legal principle that a child is a citizen of the country of his or her parents' citizenship.
jus soli the legal principle that a child is a citizen of the country in which he or she is born.
just fair, equitable, and honest. [12 definitions]
just about practically; almost; nearly.
justice the principle or quality of equity; moral rightness. [5 definitions]
justice of the peace the lowest level of magistrate in some U. S. states, whose jurisdiction is usu. part of a county and whose duties include administering oaths, performing marriages, and trying minor cases.
justifiable capable of being defended or explained.
justification something that explains, justifies, or defends, as an explanation or supporting evidence. [2 definitions]