Vendée, La

Vendée, La, a dep. of France, on the Bay of Biscay, S. of Loire-Inférieure; marshy on the W., wooded on the N., and with an open fertile tract in the middle and S.; it is famous as the seat of a stubborn resistance to the Revolution, and for the bloody violence with which it was suppressed.

Population (circa 1900) given as 442,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Velasquez, Diego de Silva * Vendémiaire
Vauvenargues, Marquis de
Vedanga
Vedânta
Vedas
Veddas
Vega, Lopez de la
Vehmgerichte
Veii
Veit, Philipp
Velasquez, Diego de Silva
Vendée, La
Vendémiaire
Vendetta
Vendôme, Louise Joseph, Duc de
Venezuela
Vengeur, Le
Venice
Ventnor
Venus
Venus
Vera Cruz