AskDefine | Define lieu

Dictionary Definition

lieu n : the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of" [syn: stead, position, place]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From lieu ← locus.

Pronunciation

  • /ljuː/

Noun

lieu

Translations

French

Etymology

locus.

Pronunciation

  • lang=fr|/ljø/

Noun

  1. place

Synonyms

Romansch

Etymology

locus.

Noun

  1. place

Extensive Definition

Le Lieu is French for location.
In lieu is a French phrase meaning "instead".
The name Le Lieu may refer to:
lieu in French: Lieu

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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