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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.

References in classic literature ?
The changes in appearances of an object which are due to changes in the intervening medium will not affect, or will affect only very slightly, the appearances from places close to the object.
From the point of view that we have been hitherto adopting, we might define them as the appearances of objects at places from which sense-organs and the suitable parts of the nervous system form part of the intervening medium.
The next place the guide took us to in the holy church was an altar dedicated to the Roman soldier who was of the military guard that attended at the Crucifixion to keep order, and who--when the vail of the Temple was rent in the awful darkness that followed; when the rock of Golgotha was split asunder by an earthquake; when the artillery of heaven thundered, and in the baleful glare of the lightnings the shrouded dead flitted about the streets of Jerusalem--shook with fear and said, "Surely this was the Son of God
Out of this place she got the crown of thorns, the nails of the cross, the true Cross itself, and the cross of the penitent thief.
I was struck by the insecurity of the place in which the register was kept.
Is that considered a sufficiently secure place for the register?
This is the place,' he said, pausing at a door to put Nell down and take her hand.
The Morgan place is beautiful, and in time we would love it.
In the next place, how did the hardened wretches that were there before me triumph over me
he said, turning to me with a pleasant smile, and thus we fell into talk of the place and its pleasures.
I had noticed that he always advanced with his dim torch to where he could place the food within my reach and as he stooped to place it upon the floor his head was about on a level with my breast.
My place of refuge was constructed of wood, but so low that I could with difficulty sit upright in it.