[ven-dee-uh n, vahn-dey-]
- of or relating to the Vendée or its inhabitants.
- a native or inhabitant of the Vendée, especially one who participated in the royalist revolt in 1793.
Origin of Vendean
1790–1800; Vendée + -an
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for vendean
I am also a Vendean and, as the cause is now lost, I am making my way down to the sea.
My brother-in-law was a Vendean, and has fought through the war.
The town and castle were destroyed in 1792 and 1793 during the Vendean wars.
A Vendean priest celebrated the mass standing in blood and upon mutilated corpses.
Charette, the Vendean leader, retaliated by a holocaust of two thousand republican prisoners whom he had taken.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane