Legal Definition and Related Resources of Place

Meaning of Place

A particular point or portion of space, a definite locality or location. A fixed or ascertained spot. However, the word does not invariably signify a specific point. See Gerald v American Cas. Co. of Reading, (D. C. N. C.J 249 F. Supp. 355. A portion of space occupied by a body; a building , part of a building, or other spot, set apart for a special purpose. Smart v state , 190 N.E.2d 650, 244 Ind. 69.

Place Alternative Definition

See Venue.

Related Entries of Place in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

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Place in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Definition of Human Characteristics of Place

In relation to social issues, a meaning of human characteristics of place is provided here: things that humans do to change the environment or natural surroundings (e.g., bridges, roads, and buildings). Also the language, culture, food and religions of a place.

Definition of Place

In relation to social issues, a meaning of place is provided here: a particular city, village, or area with distinctive physical and human characteristics that distinguishes it from other places.




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