1. Law 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.
The twelve men who are to try the cause must be of the same venue where the demand is made. --Blackstone.
Note: ☞ In certain cases, the court has power to change the venue, which is to direct the trial to be had in a different county from that where the venue is laid.
2. A bout; a hit; a turn. See Venew. [R.]
To lay a venue Law, to allege a place.
n 1: the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a
meeting) [syn: locale, locus]
2: in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held