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Definition of "venue" []

  • Law The locality where a crime is committed or a cause of action occurs. (noun)
  • Law The locality or political division from which a jury is called and in which a trial is held. (noun)
  • Law The clause within a declaration naming the locality in which a trial will be held. (noun)
  • Law The clause in an affidavit naming the place where it was sworn to. (noun)
  • The scene or setting in which something takes place; a locale: "that non-cinematic venue of popular nightmares, the discotheque” ( P.J. O'Rourke). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "venue" in a sentence
  • "I said, 'I don't think the venue is the most important thing here.'"
  • "Will you stay at the Olympic village if your venue is an hour away?"
  • "So we're wandering around outside the YMCA because the venue is an all ages club that sets up in the Y on Saturday nights."