Vichy water
noun Date: circa 1858 a natural sparkling mineral water from Vichy, France; also an imitation of or substitute for this

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  • Vichy water — Vi chy wa ter A mineral water found at Vichy, France. It is essentially an effervescent solution of sodium, calcium, and magnetism carbonates, with sodium and potassium chlorides; also, by extension, any artificial or natural water resembling in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vichy water — n. an effervescent mineral water from Vichy in France. * * * noun sparkling mineral water from springs at Vichy, France or water similar to it • Hypernyms: ↑mineral water * * * ˈvi]shē ˈvē], shi noun Usage: often capitalized V Etymology: from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vichy water — /vish ee/ 1. a natural mineral water from springs at Vichy, containing sodium bicarbonate, other alkaline salts, etc., used in the treatment of digestive disturbances, gout, etc. 2. a water of similar composition, either natural or artificial.… …   Universalium

  • vichy water — /ˈvɪʃi wɔtə/ (say vishee wawtuh), /ˈviʃi/ (say veeshee) noun 1. a natural mineral water from springs, containing sodium bicarbonate, other alkaline salts, etc., used in the treatment of digestive disturbances, gout, etc. 2. some water of similar… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vichy Water — adj. of or pertaining to the mineral water named after the city Vichy in France …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vichy water — vi′chy (or Vi′chy) wa ter [[t]ˈvɪʃ i[/t]] n. 1) pha a natural mineral water from springs at Vichy, containing sodium bicarbonate and other alkaline salts 2) pha any of various mineral waters of similar composition Also called vi′chy, Vi′chy.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Vichy (disambiguation) — Vichy is a town in Auvergne, France.Vichy may also refer to: *Vichy France, the French puppet regime collaborating with the Nazis during World War II *Vichy, Missouri, a town in Missouri, USA *Vichy shower, a kind of shower used at spas *Vichy… …   Wikipedia

  • Vichy — Vichy1 [vish′ē, vē′shē] n. 1. a sparkling mineral water from springs at Vichy 2. a natural or processed water like this: In full Vichy water or Vichy Vichy2 [vish′ē, vē′shē; ] Fr [ vē shē′] city in central France: seat of the French government… …   English World dictionary

  • Vichy — /vish ee/; Fr. /vee shee /, n. 1. a city in central France: provisional capital of unoccupied France 1940 1942; hot springs. 32,251. 2. (often l.c.) See vichy water. * * * ▪ France       town, Allier département, Auvergne région, central France.… …   Universalium

  • Vichy cosmetics — Vichy is a premium brand of dermo cosmetics sold exclusively in pharmacies. It contains the thermal spa water from the town of Vichy. The Vichy skincare company is owned by L Oréal. It was founded in 1931.ee also* L Oréal * Pharmacy * Vichy… …   Wikipedia

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