Vichy


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Vi·chy

 (vĭsh′ē, vē′shē)
A city of central France south-southeast of Paris. A noted spa with hot mineral springs, it was the seat of the collaborationist regime of Henri Philippe Pétain from July 1940, when Germany occupied northern France including Paris, until November 1942, when Germany invaded southern France and assumed control of the entire country.

Vichy

(French viʃi; English ˈviːʃiː)
n
(Placename) a town and spa in central France, on the River Allier: seat of the collaborationist government under Marshal Pétain (1940–44); mineral waters bottled for export. Pop: 26 555 (2006). Latin name: Vicus Calidus

Vi•chy

(ˈvɪʃ i, ˈvi ʃi)

n.
a city in central France: provisional capital of unoccupied France 1940–42; hot springs. 32,251.

Vichy

The French town which was the center for the puppet regime installed during the German occupation 1940 –45.
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Noun1.Vichy - a town in central France (south of Paris) noted for hot mineral springsVichy - a town in central France (south of Paris) noted for hot mineral springs; was capital of the unoccupied part of France during World War II
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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