Jerez

[he-reth, -res]
noun
  1. Also called Jerez de la Fron·te·ra [th e lah frawn-te-rah] /ðɛ lɑ frɔnˈtɛ rɑ/. Formerly Xeres. a city in SW Spain: noted for its sherry.
adjective
  1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling sherry from Jerez.
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Historical Examples of jerez

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for jerez

Jerez

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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