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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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Nicolaisen, In the Beginning Was the Name (Lerwick: Scottish Place-Name Society, 2011).
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The research on Old English *graeg calls into question some of the earlier interpretations of Scottish place-name evidence.
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In order to answer this question, I have analysed a total of 246 place-names and related onomastic material as they appear in DB and the LSR to Herefordshire (1292, 1294 and 1334), Worcestershire (1272, 1327 and 1332) and the Northern half of Gloucestershire (1312 and 1327).
Thus, an Estonian origin seem more credible for the place-name Ergeme, as has been asserted in various encyclopaedias and is to be found on the Internet home-page of Valka district (Latvijas pagasti I 278; www.valka.lv).
Over the years, as new nations have formed and old ones crumbled, a parade of place-names has fallen off the map.
This book is now in its third edition, each adding more stories to Canada's rich treasury of place-names. It is divided by topics: Canada-wide names; names influenced by politics and language, names from abroad, special characteristics or terms, names of Indian origin, names of particular places and regions, and names honouring individuals or families.
In such a construction the personal name might well be expected to show a genitive case marker, though it is never an absolute requirement in place-names of this type.
The basis of virtually every place-name, says Elias, is a common noun, the single element x.
It appears hitherto to have escaped attention by commentators on the poem that an Old English name-form *Odda is securely evidenced in place-names. While it is true that name scholars towards the beginning of the present century were uncertain whether occurrences of Odda in pre-Conquest documents were of native origin or had been introduced from the continent,(16) the matter has long since been resolved by evidence brought to light in volumes of the ongoing English Place-Name Survey.