What is Superior Court?

Legal Definition
In common law systems, a superior court is a court of general competence which typically has unlimited jurisdiction with regard to civil and criminal legal cases. A superior court is "superior" relative to a court with limited jurisdiction (see lower court), which is restricted to civil cases involving monetary amounts with a specific limit, or criminal cases involving offenses of a less serious nature. A superior court may hear appeals from lower courts (see court of appeal).
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
In English law. The courts of the highest and most extensive jurisdiction, viz., the court of chancery and the three courts of common law, i. e., the queen's bench, the common pleas, and the exchequer, which sit at Westminster, were commonly thus denominated. But these courts are now united in the supreme court of judicature. In American law. Courts of general or extensive jurisdiction, as
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
the name of a higher court than an inferior one but with less authority than an appeals court.
Legal Definition
Any court of general jurisdiction. See 7 WalL (U. S.) 523, 19 L. Ed. 285.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary