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ˈvɛn yuvenue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venue, locale, locusnoun

    the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

  2. venuenoun

    in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held


  1. venuenoun

    A place, especially the one where a given event is to happen.

  2. venuenoun

    A neighborhood or near place; the place or county in which anything is alleged to have happened; also, the place where an action is laid.

  3. venuenoun

    A bout; a hit; a turn. See venew.

  4. venuenoun

    Sport venue: a stadium or similar building in which a sporting competition is held.

  5. Etymology: From venue feminine past participle of verb venir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venuenoun

    a neighborhood or near place; the place or county in which anything is alleged to have happened; also, the place where an action is laid

  2. Venuenoun

    a bout; a hit; a turn. See Venew

  3. Etymology: [F. venue a coming, arrival, fr. venir to come, L. venire; hence, in English, the place whither the jury are summoned to come. See Come, and cf. Venew, Veney.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venue

    ven′ū, n. (Shak.) a hit in fencing: a bout or match: a lunge, thrust. [O. Fr.,—L. venīre, to come.]

  2. Venue

    ven′ū, n. (law) the place where an action is laid: the district from which a jury comes to try a question of fact: in England, usually the county where a crime is alleged to have been committed.—Change of venue, change of place of trial; Lay the venue, to specify the place where the trial is to be held. [A particular use of preceding word, but confused with O. Fr. visne, neighbourhood—L. vicinia, neighbourhood.]

Editors Contribution

  1. venue

    A place where an event can be created.

    The venue for their wedding was simple, easy to access and provided them with peace of mind for their wedding day.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'venue' in Nouns Frequency: #2076

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venue in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of venue in a Sentence

  1. The Bruins:

    The Boston Bruins are excited to be playing in the 2019 Bridgestone Winter Classic against another storied Original Six franchise, the Chicago Blackhawks, the rich history of Notre Dame Stadium is well documented, and our team looks forward to playing at such an iconic venue.

  2. Gary Bongiovanni:

    It's a dance that the promoter does with the venue and with Cosby himself.

  3. Sachin Baby:

    I hail from a place where there is no cricket ground, no coaching centers, no facilities. It was in the newspapers where I discovered about the upcoming selection trials. I was accompanied to the venue by my mother and was lucky enough to be selected. As far as I remember, we had to travel a distance of about 60 kilometers to arrive at the venue for the trials.”

  4. Felix Hufeld:

    Without doubt ... it is hard to imagine that the most important exchange venue in the euro zone would be steered from a headquarters outside the EU, there certainly has to be an adjustment here.

  5. Takuya Haneda:

    I have participated at the Games three times but I have never been to a venue so accessible from the center of the city, this venue is located next to such a big park and this is a great location.

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