- the person to whom a thing is sold.
Origin of vendee
- a department in W France, on the Atlantic: royalist revolt 1793–95. 2709 sq. mi. (7015 sq. km). Capital: La Roche-sur-Yon.
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You have failed in your duty to provide adequately for the army of Vendee.The Historical Nights' Entertainment
They may quarrel as they like, in Paris, but it does not concern La Vendee.No Surrender!
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I'll be with de la Rochejaquelein and the army of the Vendee to-morrow night.
To France—yes, that was it, to the war of the Vendee, to join Detricand.
Detricand, Prince of Vaufontaine, was no longer in the Vendee.
- mainly law a person to whom something, esp real property, is sold; buyer
- a department of W France, in Pays-de-la-Loire region: scene of the Wars of the Vendée, a series of peasant-royalist insurrections (1793–95) against the Revolutionary government. Capital: La Roche-sur-Yon. Pop: 565 230 (2003 est). Area: 7016 sq km (2709 sq miles)
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