Meaning of Vichy in English:


proper noun

  • A town in south central France; population 26,555 (2006). A noted spa town, it is the source of an effervescent mineral water.

During the Second World War the town was the headquarters of the regime that was set up after the German occupation of northern France, to administer unoccupied France and the colonies. Never recognized by the Allies, the regime functioned as a puppet government for the Nazis



/ˈviːʃi/ /ˈvɪʃi/