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Vidette \Vi*dette"\, n. (Mil.) Same Vedette.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

alternative form of vedette.


n. (alternative form of vedette English)

Vidette, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
Population (2000): 112
Housing Units (2000): 44
Land area (2000): 0.972138 sq. miles (2.517827 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000371 sq. miles (0.000960 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.972509 sq. miles (2.518787 sq. km)
FIPS code: 79416
Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
Location: 33.037027 N, 82.248589 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Vidette, GA

Vidette may refer to:


  • Vidette, Georgia, United States, a city


  • Vidette Township, Fulton County, Arkansas - see Fulton County, Arkansas
  • Vidette, British Columbia, Canada, an unincorporated locality
  • Vidette Lake, a lake in British Columbia


  • , a British destroyer which served in both World Wars

  • USCGC Vidette (1919), a US Coast Guard cutter
  • (1907) - see List of United States Navy ships: T–V

  • Vidette, a Union Navy transport during the American Civil War - see

Other uses:

  • Vidette Ryan (born 1984), South African field hockey player
  • The Vidette, a student newspaper of Illinois State University
  • Vidette, alternative spelling of Vedette, a mounted sentry

Usage examples of "vidette".

Passing the infantry pickets, the detachment soon afterward approached two cavalry videttes staring hard into the darkness ahead.

By some unaccountable remissness of patrols or videttes, the British cavalry, under Coffin, surprised the latter post.

We had endured together the Winter's cold, the dispiriting drench of the rain, the fatigue of the long march, the discomforts of the muddy camp, the gripings of hunger, the weariness of the drill and review, the perils of the vidette post, the courier service, the scout and the fight.