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Buyer or purchaser; an individual to whom anything is transferred by a sale.

The term vendee is ordinarily used in reference to a buyer of real property.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


n. a buyer, particularly of real property.

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a person to whom something, especially real property, is sold; a buyer.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

VENDEE, contr. A purchaser; (q.v.) a buyer.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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More than 1000 boats fill the marina and Les Sables d'Olonne is also the starting point of the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race, which is held every four years.
Vendee also boasts any number of architectural treasures, many of which can be found in places like Foussais-Payre, Nieul-sur-l'Autise, with its 11th-Century abbey, Vouvant, Faymoreau and Mallievre, known locally as Petites Cites de Caractere or small typical towns.
Though it may seem peculiar to those who accept modem "class warfare" assumptions, the peasantry and nobility of the Vendee had lived in productive harmony for decades.
She could face another Vendee Globe race, despite the dramas and dangers of the past three months, she said, adding: "If the race was to start again tomorrow I would not hesitate going out there."
The main square at St Jean de Monts and (inset) beach huts on part of the Vendee's 250km of coastline
The Vendee may be less well known than other areas of France.
With young children, we had opted to catch the overnight ferry from Portsmouth to St Malo rather than take a standard trip to Calais because it cuts out around three hours' driving time to the Vendee on the west coast - and it was a perfect arrangement.
THE saints, it seems, found the Vendee and its beaches to their liking.
THE Vendee is still an evocative name to the French, 200 years after a bloody uprising.