venue

noun
ven·​ue | \ ˈven-ˌyü How to pronounce venue (audio) \

Definition of venue

1a : locale sense 1 also : a place where events of a specific type are held music venues
2a : the place from which a jury is drawn and in which trial is held requested a change of venue
b : the place or county in which take place the alleged events from which a legal action arises
c : a statement showing that a case is brought to the proper court or authority

Examples of venue in a Sentence

The venue of the trial has been changed. The nightclub provided an intimate venue for her performance.
Recent Examples on the Web The venue is on the corner of Scottsdale Road and Fifth Avenue. Sofia Krusmark, The Arizona Republic, 11 May 2022 These were performers who had such a hold on their fans that no venue was to big, because to miss their performance was inexcusable. Eric Fuller, Forbes, 1 May 2022 While roads to State Farm Arena were being blocked because of a suspicious package, the venue was nearly empty during a delay for the game Friday, April 22, 2022. Matt Bruce, ajc, 23 Apr. 2022 Even though the new venue isn’t even officially in his jurisdiction, Nashville mayor John Cooper weighed in on the project and welcomed it to the greater community. Chris Willman, Variety, 21 Apr. 2022 The venue will be a trendy, sophisticated restaurant. Washington Post, 21 Apr. 2022 While their destination is set, the venue is still up for debate, according to Pepin. Kelly Wynne, PEOPLE.com, 21 Apr. 2022 The festival is held in a small neighboring town called Indio, and the official venue is the Empire Polo Club (where Stagecoach also takes place). Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 15 Apr. 2022 The venue is open again, but the academy’s dream of buying the property is out of reach for years at least. Roger Vincentstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of venue

1531, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

History and Etymology for venue

borrowed from Anglo-French, probably alteration (by assimilation to venue "arrival, attendance") of vinné, visné, literally, "neighborhood, neighbors," going back to Vulgar Latin *vīcīnātus, re-formation of Latin vīcīnitās vicinity

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17 May 2022

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“Venue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venue. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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venue

noun
ven·​ue | \ ˈven-ˌyü How to pronounce venue (audio) \

Legal Definition of venue

1 : the place or county in which take place the alleged events from which a legal action arises used especially at common law
2 : the place from which a jury is drawn and in which trial is held — see also change of venue — compare jurisdiction
3 : a statement showing that a case is brought to the proper court or authority

History and Etymology for venue

Anglo-French, place where a jury is summoned, alteration (influenced by venue arrival, attendance) of vinné visné, literally, neighborhood, neighbors, from Old French, ultimately from Latin vicinus neighboring

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