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Definition the location of any event or action — especially a public event


law:  the jurisdiction where a trial will be held
  • It's a perfect venue for a wedding reception.
venue = location
  • We asked for a change of venue due to pre-trial publicity.
  • "Change of venue," said Mr. Tate.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • venue = location of a trial
  • 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
  • With her encouragement, I began to speak at Chapman and other venues.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • "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
  • 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
  • This might not be the best venue for it.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • A change of venue is of no value now.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • "Shall we take this conversation to a more appropriate venue?" a smooth voice whispered menacingly.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • At least then, we had some say in the dates, and the venues.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • Being stranded on a life raft in the Pacific is a perfect venue for a hacker.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • 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
  • 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
  • A very hot embrace, too, with no apparent concern about the public venue.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • 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
  • He grew up looking for a fight and usually finding one, but he chose the moment and the venue to ensure that his dad was unlikely to learn of it.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • 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

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