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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Vendée, La'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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