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vendee

[ ven-dee ]
/ vɛnˈdi /
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noun Chiefly Law.
the person to whom a thing is sold.
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Origin of vendee

First recorded in 1540–50; vend + -ee

Other definitions for vendee (2 of 2)

Vendée
[ vahn-dey ]
/ vɑ̃ˈdeɪ /

noun
a department in W France, on the Atlantic: royalist revolt 1793–95. 2,709 sq. mi. (7,015 sq. km). Capital: La Roche-sur-Yon.
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British Dictionary definitions for vendee (1 of 2)

vendee
/ (vɛnˈdiː) /

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

British Dictionary definitions for vendee (2 of 2)

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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