Vi·​chy·​ite | \ ˈvishēˌīt, ˈvēsh-, -shiˌ-, usually -īt+V \
plural -s

Definition of Vichyite

: a member or supporter of the authoritarian regime of Marshal Henri Pétain governing unoccupied France during the earlier part of World War II under an agreement calling for economic collaboration with the Nazis

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History and Etymology for Vichyite

from Vichy, France, capital of unoccupied France in World War II + English -ite

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“Vichyite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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