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Lieu is French for a length, location, or a place. In English it refers to:

  • in lieu of comes from the French expression au lieu de and means “in place of” or “instead of”
  • obituaries sometimes contain a request that attendees do not send flowers, see in lieu of flowers

Lieu may also refer to:

  • Le Lieu, a municipality in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland

Lieu is also a surname: