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 (bē′ə-rĭts′, bē′ə-rĭts′)
A city of southwest France on the Bay of Biscay near the Spanish border. It is a fashionable resort.


(ˈbɪərɪts; bɪəˈrɪts; French bjarits)
(Placename) a town in SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: famous resort, patronized by Napoleon III and by Queen Victoria and Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland. Pop: 27 398 (2006)


(ˈbi əˌrɪts, ˌbi əˈrɪts)

a city in SW France on the Bay of Biscay: resort. 27,653.
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