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It’s a perfect venue for a wedding reception.
  the location of any event or action — especially a public event


law:  the jurisdiction where a trial will be held
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  • It’s a perfect venue for a wedding reception.
  • We asked for a change of venue due to pre-trial publicity.
  • They milled about in a circular area several hundred feet across that was bordered by what had apparently once been shops and restaurants and entertainment venues.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Change of venue doesn’t mean anything anymore—twenty-four-hour cable, Internet, the whole world is your venue.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • As you know, it’s unusual for our firm to host such an event in venues other than our own, but in this case, Mr. Levinson didn’t leave us much choice.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • All I get to see is the hotel and the venue and the blur of the countryside from the window of a tour bus.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • The Great Hall was in the Enlightenment, and when they entered the venue, a 3,500-seat cavern appointed in warm woods and brushed steel, it was loud with anticipation.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • In Alabama, asking to change venue was an essentially futile act.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • His friend the violinist sent us the promised free tickets, with an information leaflet on the venue attached.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • With her encouragement, I began to speak at Chapman and other venues.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box

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  • During a change-of-venue hearing three weeks earlier, Maynard had suddenly told the judge I wasn’t doing my job.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • A date had been set, and a venue for the reception.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • We grilled McBride about the venue — how the victims might have ended up in the men’s room and what security was like at the Hall of Fame.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • "Change of venue," said Mr. Tate.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • It would provide her with a venue for continued book thievery.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • "That, my dear, you must ask the doctor," he replied, and again making an evident effort to be affectionate, he said with his lips only (his words clearly did not correspond to his thoughts): "Merci, chere amie, d’etre venue."
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • That venue was Ephrata, and when Phillips saw it, he kicked himself.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • He was not intimidated by his change of venue.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Why did kids always fall apart in venues where you would be duly measured for your actions?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • At least then, we had some say in the dates, and the venues.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • For example, there was the Piscine Deligny, the city’s oldest pool, dating back to 1796, an open-air barge moored to the Quai d’Orsay and the venue for the swimming events of the 1900 Olympics.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • But Berger happens to be married to the artist Greger Beckman, a minor celebrity who has done a lot of terrible things in public venues.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • "You mean," Shultz slyly said, "you saw no reason for the court on its own motion to grant a change of venue?"
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • He’d ended up quitting Juilliard so he could hit the road as a concert pianist and found himself playing in rinky-dirk venues to audiences that barely filled the first couple of rows.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • A change of venue is of no value now.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • The Germans filmed performances of operetta at the Femina cinema in Leszno Street, and the symphony concerts conducted by Marian Neuteich given at the same venue once a week.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • "No, no, it’s not the toilet, it’s the Potter boy’s hearing — they’ve changed the time and venue — it starts at eight o’clock now and it’s down in old Courtroom Ten —"
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • How they change the venue when it’s not what they like.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • That winter, when Mortenson gave his slide show in Portland and San Francisco, event organizers had to turn hundreds of people away from packed venues.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • But it also could be that she likes us and we get a meeting and before the summer’s out we’re in a bigger place, bigger venue, bigger town.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Woolf stopped off at a betting venue and bought a ticket on Seabiscuit, to win.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Lunch would have been a great venue for what I’ve got in mind.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • Old men with ringworm in their beards limp dusty lanes to gather like bony dogs at the god-lined square where the king’s justice is dispensed; to nod like crows at slips of the tongue by which a horse is lost, or delicate mistakes of venue through which murderers run free.
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • The conference began on a rainy morning during the last week of March 1923 in the somewhat unlikely setting of the drawing room - a venue chosen to accommodate the ’off the record’ nature of many of the attendances.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • It would probably be better to ask for a change of venue so as to nullify the force of such a prejudice.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • They would have preferred the sorts of venues their American friends choose, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens or the Metropolitan Club or the Boat House in Central Park.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • The venue was an old theater that used to show movies.
    Darren Shan  --  A Living Nightmare
  • We cross San Pedro and turn left on Crocker, with Mr. Ayers emptying his registry of every musician, athlete and music venue he can think of.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • If he didn’t come back . She longed to have someone else’s past, to be someone else, like hearty Fiona with her unstained life stretching ahead, and her affectionate, sprawling family, whose dogs and cats had Latin names, whose home was a famous venue for artistic Chelsea people.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • But Tito’s shooting, the cancellation of practices that followed, and the change of practice venues had prevented the new version of Kanue and Mandela’s team from getting into anything like a groove.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Being stranded on a life raft in the Pacific is a perfect venue for a hacker.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • A very hot embrace, too, with no apparent concern about the public venue.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • And he rings off, without mentioning a venue.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • This might not be the best venue for it.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Sorry for the crowding but I think this is the appropriate venue.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • He would rather be at the racetrack but is cheerful enough in this kind of company whatever the venue.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Doleman has moved to the other side of the field, in search of a better venue to practice his black art.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • Now, by the salt wave of the Mediterraneum, a sweet touch, a quick venue of wit! snip, snap, quick and home!
    William Shakespeare  --  Love’s Labour’s Lost
  • "Shall we take this conversation to a more appropriate venue?" a smooth voice whispered menacingly.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • The president and Mrs. Lincoln are known to be fond of the theater and prone to making their public appearances in such a venue.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
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