Vi·chy (vĭshē, vēshē)
A city of central France south-southeast of Paris. A noted spa with hot mineral springs, it was the seat of the collaborationist regime of Henri Philippe Pétain from July 1940, when Germany occupied northern France including Paris, until November 1942, when Germany invaded southern France and assumed control of the entire country.
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