- the place of a crime or cause of action.
- the county or place where the jury is gathered and the cause tried.
- the designation, in the pleading, of the jurisdiction where a trial will be held.
- the statement naming the place and person before whom an affidavit was sworn.
Origin of venue
Examples from the Web for venues
Blacklace also hosts nights for Killing Kittens, a sex club of sorts with cabaret acts held at venues around the U.K.Inside London's Underground Burlesque and Fetish Scene|Liza Foreman|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, in the Bay Area I found over 75 venues for adults to play various games together.
Pamphlets were venues for advocacy and commentary on domestic affairs, but newspapers adopted a pose of just-the-facts neutrality.
The 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia and reports are already circulating about how behind schedule the venues are.Putin’s Sochi and Hitler’s Berlin: The Love Affair Between Dictators and the Olympic Games.|Garry Kasparov|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have my dog on tour, which is a blast, but sometimes she likes to run into the venues and run around the stage.Hardcore Mixed With Honey: ‘Bitter Rivals’ and the Evolution of Sleigh Bells|Amy Zimmerman|October 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for venues
- the place in which a cause of action arises
- the place fixed for the trial of a cause
- the locality from which the jurors must be summoned to try a particular cause
Word Origin for venue
Word Origin and History for venues
early 14c., "a coming for the purpose of attack," from Old French venue "coming," from fem. past participle of venir "to come," from Latin venire "to come," from PIE root *gwa- "to go, come" (cf. Old English cuman "to come;" see come). The sense of "place where a case in law is tried" is first recorded 1530s. Extended to locality in general, especially "site of a concert or sporting event" (1857). Change of venue is from Blackstone (1768).