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Jerez

[he-reth, -res] /hɛˈrɛθ, -ˈrɛs/
noun
1.
Also called Jerez de la Frontera
[th e lah frawn-te-rah] /ðɛ lɑ frɔnˈtɛ rɑ/ (Show IPA)
. Formerly Xeres. a city in SW Spain: noted for its sherry.
adjective
2.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling sherry from Jerez.
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  • In this decision the opposing candidates, Salazar and Jerez, acquiesced.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche
  • Xatruch, Jerez, and Zavala were acting with the enemies of their country.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche
  • To the west we distinguish Jerez, 40 miles away, and beyond it the shining Atlantic.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
  • Even Jerez with its 60,000 inhabitants boasts no suburban zone.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
  • Wild-bred cattle, many of them destined for the bull-rings of Jerez or Seville.

  • Thus Jerez was dependent on what ammunition he could bully or steal or wheedle from passing travellers or raw new-comers.

  • Jerez and another brave joyfully accepted the invitation, and at daybreak the waggon drove off.

  • I went to Jerez, with a letter from Pastia to a dealer in anisette whose house was the smugglers' meeting-place.

    Carmen Prosper Merimee
  • The stone Plaza de Toros of Jerez is credited with a capacity of thirteen thousand.

  • Hence their sudden appearance in new areas (such as this, at forestless Jerez) is at once conspicuous.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for Jerez

Jerez

/Spanish xeˈrɛθ/
noun
1.
a town in SW Spain: famous for the making of sherry. Pop: 191 002 (2003 est) Official name Jerez de la Frontera (xeˈrɛð ðe la frɔnˈtera) Former name Xeres
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