Law. the place of a crime or cause of action. the county or place where the jury is gathered and the cause tried. the designation, in the pleading, of the jurisdiction where a trial will be held. the statement naming the place and person before whom an affidavit was sworn.
the scene or locale of any action or event.
the position taken by a person engaged in argument or debate; ground.
(law) the place in which a cause of action arises the place fixed for the trial of a cause the locality from which the jurors must be summoned to try a particular cause