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place

noun area, city, community, country, district, division, environment, locale, locality, location, point, region, scene, section, site, spot, state, town, vicinity, village, zone
Associated concepts: jurisdiction, long-arm jurisdiction, place of domicile, place of employment, place of resiience, place to be named with particularity in searches and seizures, short-arm jurisdiction, venue
See also: allocate, apportion, area, arrange, base, building, case, character, circuit, class, deploy, dispose, employ, fix, habitation, house, identify, inhabitation, instate, levy, locality, locate, location, lodge, marshal, organize, perceive, pigeonhole, pinpoint, plant, position, post, premises, prestige, province, recall, recognize, recollect, region, remember, reputation, reside, residence, role, scene, seat, set down, site, situation, situs, source, stand, status, structure, territory

PLACE, pleading, evidence. A particular portion of space; locality.
     2. In local actions, the plaintiff must lay his venue in the county in which the action arose. It is a general rule, that the place of every traversable fact, stated in the pleading, must be distinctly alleged; Com. Dig. Pleader, c. 20; Cro. Eliz. 78, 98; Lawes' Pl. 57; Bac. Ab. Venue, B; Co. Litt. 303 a; and some place must be alleged for every such fact; this is done by designating the city, town, village, parish or district, together with the county in which the fact is alleged to have occurred; and the place thus designated, is called the venue. (q.v.)
     3. In transitory actions, the place laid in the declaration, need not be the place where the cause of action arose, unless when required by statute. In local actions, the plaintiff will be confined in his proof to the county laid in the declaration.
     4. In criminal cases the facts must be laid and proved to have been committed within the jurisdiction of the court, or the defendant must be acquitted. 2 Hawk. c. 25, s. 84; Arch. Cr. Pl. 40, 95. Vide, generally, Gould on Pl. c. 3, 102-104; Arch. Civ. Pl. 366; Hamm. N. P. 462; 1 Saund. 347, n. 1; 2 Saund. 5 n.

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