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venue (s) (noun), venues (pl)
1. A location where an event takes place; such as, a sports competition or a concert: This particular meaning of venue refers to the place where happenings are often held and originates from Latin venio, through French, "a coming".
2. A site in which a crime takes place or a cause of action arises; as well as, a statement that a case is being brought to the proper court or authority: A "change of venue" is a substitution of another place for a trial, as when the jury or court might be prejudiced for or against a defendant.
3. Etymology: This second venue literally means, "neighborhood" and it comes from Latin vicinus, "neighboring, near" which is from another Latin form, vicus, meaning "district, village".
This entry is located in the following units: ven-, vent-, veni-, ventu- (page 8) vicini-, vicin- (page 1)