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Rule 1. Scope of Rules; Definition; Title

(a) Scope of Rules.
(1) These rules govern procedure in the United States courts of appeals.
(2) When these rules provide for filing a motion or other document in the district court, the procedure must comply with the practice of the district court.
(b) Definition. In these rules, ‘state’ [1] includes the District of Columbia and any United States commonwealth or territory.
(c) Title. These rules are to be known as the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.

[1] So in original.
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