• WordNet 3.6
    • n venue in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held
    • n venue the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The American Airlines Sports Center, in Dallas, has most toilets per capita than any other sports and entertainment venue in the USA
    • Venue A bout; a hit; a turn. See Venew.
    • Venue (Law) A neighborhood or near place; the place or county in which anything is alleged to have happened; also, the place where an action is laid. "The twelve men who are to try the cause must be of the same venue where the demand is made."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n venue A coming.
    • n venue In old fencing, a hit; attack; bout; a match or bout in cudgel-play; especially, a contest of regulated length, or of a fixed number of thrusts or blows; hence (because the bout was often ended when one thrust was successful), a thrust; a lunge.
    • n venue In law: The place or neighborhood of a crime or cause of action; in modern times, the county or corresponding division within which in consequence the jury must be gathered and the cause tried, The statement, usually at the top or in the margin, of an indictment or declaration of complaint, indicating the county for trial, A similar statement in an affidavit indicating the place where it was taken and the oath was administered
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Venue ven′ū (Shak.) a hit in fencing: a bout or match: a lunge, thrust.
    • n Venue ven′ū (law) the place where an action is laid: the district from which a jury comes to try a question of fact: in England, usually the county where a crime is alleged to have been committed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. venue, a coming, arrival, fr. venir, to come, L. venire,; hence, in English, the place whither the jury are summoned to come. See Come, and cf. Venew Veney
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A particular use of preceding word, but confused with O. Fr. visne, neighbourhood—L. vicinia, neighbourhood.


In literature:

That venue of all others!
"John Splendid" by Neil Munro
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The "Ship" at Greenwich was the place of venue.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
The mountain on one side was Ben Venue.
"Rollo in Scotland" by Jacob Abbott
The venue was laid in Monroe County and there the trial was to take place.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
Unziar felt the check, and even in his turbulence he changed his venue.
"A Modern Mercenary" by Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
L'Amerique etait venue au-devant de la France; et la France l'avait accueillie avec empressement.
"Movement of the International Literary Exchanges, between France and North America from January 1845 to May, 1846" by Various
You would change the venue, would you?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The venue was laid in Monroe county and there the trial was to take place.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
If you want to bar him you'll have to change the venue to your private residence.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes

In poetry:

The crimson sun is sinking,
And the Highland hills are blue,
And the silver lake is sleeping
At the back of Ben-venue.
"To My Mother" by Edwin Arnold
So I kneel to thee in spirit,
For thy blessing, mother true,
Where the silver lake is sleeping
At the back of Ben Venue.
"To My Mother" by Edwin Arnold

In news:

Bunk Bar, a music venue-cum-watering hole.
Tickets are available at the venue and through Ticketmaster for $33.
The bad news is that said venue in Peru, Ill.
Attorney wants change of venue for defamation trial.
Attorneys for Casey Anthony are asking for a venue change in her coming defamation trial.
The winner in SLC and a change of venue in PC.
Former patrolman seeks change of venue for sex assault trial.
Change of venue sought for 2 suspects.
Change of venue for Megan McClung Run.
Civil trial granted a change of venue .
San Marcos — The Texas State University School of Music will host the 14th annual Feria del Mariachi conference and festival March 22-23 at various venues in San Marcos.
The Top Ten DIY Venues In New York City.
Halfway through the Brooks and Dunn hit 'Ain't Nothin' 'Bout You,' Dunn and his fans were interrupted by the blaring of the venue's fire alarms.
Gainesville Considers Olympic Venue's Future.
Users subscribed to this are also subscribed to these venues.

In science:

However, to keep control of the experimental conditions one must insist that participants stay in the arranged venue until they have completed.
Concerning the Feasibility of Example-driven Modelling Techniques
Both of the data sets have information about the publication dates and venues; however, some of the information is incomplete or inaccurate.
Information Diffusion in Computer Science Citation Networks
Information flows between communities We assign papers to communities according to their venues, using the classification system adopted by Microsoft’s, Libra academic search service3 .
Information Diffusion in Computer Science Citation Networks
In the ACM dataset, the articles are already classified according to publication venue type, and so are easily filtered.
Information Diffusion in Computer Science Citation Networks
Compared articles found freely on Internet with print-only access. Controls for venue.
Studies on access: a review