from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. neighborhood; vicinity; venue

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Neighborhood; vicinity; venue. See venue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Neighborhood. See venae, 2 .


Old French visné, veisiné, visnet, neighborhood, Latin vicinatus, from Latin vicunus neighboring, a neighbor. See vicinity. (Wiktionary)


  • Judges to put the offender upon his second trial by the visne, which now forms the distinguishing characteristic of the English law, and he was at once considered as condemned.

    Anne of Geierstein


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