What does fuero mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Fuero(noun)

    a code; a charter; a grant of privileges

  2. Fuero(noun)

    a custom having the force of law

  3. Fuero(noun)

    a declaration by a magistrate

  4. Fuero(noun)

    a place where justice is administered

  5. Fuero(noun)

    the jurisdiction of a tribunal

  6. Origin: [Sp., fr. L. forum.]


  1. Fuero

    Fuero, Fur, Foro or Foru is a Spanish legal term and concept. The word comes from Latin forum, an open space used as market, tribunal and meeting place. The same Latin root is the origin of the French terms for and foire, and the Portuguese terms foro and foral; all of these words have related, but somewhat different, meanings. The Spanish term fuero has a wide range of meanings, depending upon its context. It has meant a compilation of laws, especially a local or regional one; a set of laws specific to an identified class or estate. In many of these senses, its equivalent in the Anglo-Saxon world would be the charter. In the 20th century, Francisco Franco's regime used the term fueros for several of the fundamental laws. The term implied these were not constitutions subject to debate and change by a sovereign people, but bills granted by the only legitimate source of authority, as in feudal times.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fuero

    fwā′rō, n. the constitution of certain practically autonomous states and communities in northern Spain and south-western France—the Basque provinces, Navarre, Bearn, &c.: modes and tenures of property, &c., nearly equivalent to the French customary law. [Sp.,—L. forum.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fuero in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fuero in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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