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- venue (n.)
- c. 1300, "a coming for the purpose of attack," from Old French venue "coming" (12c.), from fem. past participle of venir "to come," from Latin venire "to come," from PIE root *gwa- "to go, come" (cognates: Old English cuman "to come;" see come). The sense of "place where a case in law is tried" is first recorded 1530s. Extended to locality in general, especially "site of a concert or sporting event" (1857). Change of venue is from Blackstone (1768).
- 1. In summer this hotel is a hugely popular venue for wedding receptions.
- 2. He told them that no venue had yet been definitely decided.
- 3. Birmingham's International Convention Centre is the venue for a three-day arts festival.
- 4. The venue for the show is Birmingham'sNational Exhibition Centre Hall.
- 5. He caught a chill while performing at a rain-soaked open-air venue.
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