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a department in W France, on the Atlantic: royalist revolt 1793–95. 2709 sq. mi. (7015 sq. km). Capital: La Roche-sur-Yon.
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vendee (vɛnˈdiː)
chiefly law a person to whom something, esp real property, is sold; buyer

Vendée (French vɑ̃de)
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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Immediately, a contract of sale was executed with the mortgagee as vendor and the mortgagor as vendee.
The bankruptcy proceedings were commenced by the vendee, not a third party.
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