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The world's literature and folklore are full of stories that point out how futile it can be to seek happiness. Rather, happiness is a blessing that comes to you as you go along; a treasure that you incidentally find.
Louis Binstock
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Etymology

From Old French venue feminine past participle of verb venir.

Noun

Singular
venue

Plural
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  1. A place, especially the one where a given event is to happen.
  2. (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. --w: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.
  3. (obsolete) A bout; a hit; a turn. See venew.
  4. (sports) Sport venue: a stadium or similar building in which a sporting competition is held.

Synonyms

See come, and confer venew, veney.

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Verb

venue f.

  1. Feminine past participle of venir.

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