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VICINAGE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Neighborhood; near dwelling; vicinity. 2 Bl. Comm. 33; Cowell. In modern usage, it means the county where a trial is had, a crime committed, etc. See State v. Crinklaw, 40 Neb. 759, 59 N. V. 370; Convers v. Bailway Co., 18 Mich. 408; Taylor v. Gardiner, 11 B. I. 184; Ex parte Mc- Neeley, 36 W. Va. 84. 14 S. E. 436, 15 L. B. A. 226, 32 Am. St. Rep. 831.


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