Definitions for "Audiencia"
high court
(Spanish) Both the tribunal of judges appointed by the Spanish crown, and the territory they oversaw. In 17th-century Spanish America, the main audiencias were Guadalajara, Mexico, Guatemala, Santo Domingo, Panama, Santa Fé de Bogotá, Quito, Lima, Charcas and Chile.
a judicial body, sometimes with legislative powers; the highest court of appeal in Mexico.