vendee

[ ven-dee ]
/ vɛnˈdi /

noun Chiefly Law.

the person to whom a thing is sold.

Nearby words

  1. venation,
  2. vend,
  3. venda,
  4. vendace,
  5. vendean,
  6. vender,
  7. vendetta,
  8. vendeuse,
  9. vendible,
  10. vendidad

Origin of vendee

First recorded in 1540–50; vend + -ee

Vendée

[ vahn-dey ]
/ vɑ̃ˈdeɪ /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for vendee

vendee

/ (vɛnˈdiː) /

noun

mainly law a person to whom something, esp real property, is sold; buyer

Vendée

/ (French vɑ̃de) /

noun

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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