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Cornell's Legal Information is a collaborative legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

Nolo's Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions provides plain-English definitions for legal terms by Nolo, a publisher of legal books and software for non-lawyers.

Merriam-Webster's Law Dictionary is a free online law dictionary providing legal definitions from Merriam-Webster.

FindLaw Legal Dictionary is an online version of Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law. Legal Dictionary developed by, a legal news and analysis site, provides legal definitions and terms in a user-friendly interface.

USLegal Legal Definitions offers a free online legal dictionary that includes definitions of legal terms and law-related topics. It is developed by USLegal, a provider of legal information and services.

The accuracy and comprehensiveness of these resources can vary, and they should not be used as a substitute for professional legal advice.