Definition for vichy (2 of 2)
or Vichy water
Origin of vichy water
Examples from the Web for vichy
Things did not go so well with Marshal Petain later, in the Vichy Republic.
One was the relative autonomy that France had earned through its collaborationist government in Vichy.
A few days later he left for Vichy, where he died on August 11th.The Life of Sir Richard Burton|Thomas Wright
We arrived at Vichy from Roanne just in time to dress for dinner.
When the Marquise proposed to Camors this visit to Vichy, he only shrugged his shoulders without reply.Monsieur de Camors, Complete|Octave Feuillet
I laid the letter down and went to the cooler and got out a bottle of Vichy.A Thoughtless Yes|Helen H. Gardener
On the sideboard there was a great collection of empty bottles, spirit decanters and Vichy syphons.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for vichy (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for vichy (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for vichy
in reference to collaborationist government of France, 1940, from the name of the city in department of Allier in central France, famous for mineral springs, seat 1940-44 of the French government formed under Nazi occupation headed by Pétain.