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vendee

1

[ ven-dee ]

noun

, Chiefly Law.
  1. the person to whom a thing is sold.


Vendée

2

[ vahn-dey ]

noun

  1. a department in W France, on the Atlantic: royalist revolt 1793–95. 2,709 sq. mi. (7,015 sq. km). : La Roche-sur-Yon.

Vendée

1

/ vɑ̃de /

noun

  1. 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)


vendee

2

/ vɛnˈdiː /

noun

  1. law a person to whom something, esp real property, is sold; buyer
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Word History and Origins

Origin of vendee1

First recorded in 1540–50; vend + -ee
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Example Sentences

The vendee or purchaser would sue to recover for a broken covenant.

Vendee′, the person to whom a thing is sold; Ven′der, -dor, one who sells; Vendibil′ity.

With the exception of its forests, La Vendee offered no natural advantages for defence.

Outside France there was no idea of the desperate struggle that was going on in La Vendee.

More formidable foes than the peasants had yet met were approaching La Vendee.

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