From FrenchVichy, from OccitanVichèi, phonetically evolved from the Latin place nameVippiacus, itself named after an agricultural field belonging to a farmer named Vippius. An alternate theory attributes the name to the Latin vicuscalidus, meaning "warm settlement."
Vichy Sentence Examples
Moulins, the capital, Montlugon and Vichy, are the principal towns.
A course at Carlsbad, Vichy or Contrexeville, may be helpful.
Its alkaline and sulphur-alkaline mineral waters, similar to those of Ems, Selters and Vichy, are much visited in summer.
The most important are Vichy and Vals in France and Neuenahr in Germany.
In March 1942 Vichy passed a law making home economics a compulsory subject for girls.