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 (ē-âr′, yâr)
A city of southeast France on the Mediterranean Sea east of Toulon. A medieval port, Hyères is now a resort. The small Hyères Islands lie just off the coast.
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But I have just heard that it has been settled that mamma and the children are coming abroad for a part of the winter, and mamma wishes me to go with them to Hyeres, where Georgina has been ordered for her lungs.
She is going to take Miss Travers, who has been with us so long, but who is only qualified for the younger children, to Hyeres, and I believe some of the Kingscote servants.
When it began to be talked about that Georgina should be taken abroad, mamma wrote to me that I had better stop in Paris for a month with Harold, so that she could pick me up on their way to Hyeres. It saves the expense of my journey to Kingscote and back, and gives me the opportunity to "finish" a little in French.
All this is very uncomfortable, and I daresay it will be worse at Hyeres. There, however, fortunately, we shall have our own people.
"The chaplain of the chateau came to me yesterday to beg for leave of absence, in order to take a trip to Hyeres for a week.
He seemed to see himself dragging out a restless existence on the Continent--Cannes, Hyeres, Algiers, Cairo-- among smartly dressed, disabled men of every nationality; forever going on journeys that led nowhere; hurrying to catch trains that he might just as well miss; getting up in the morning with a great bustle and splashing of water, to begin a day that had no purpose and no meaning; dining late to shorten the night, sleeping late to shorten the day.
It was a case of deja vu on the final day of racing at Sailing's World Cup Series in Hyeres, France as Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides once again stole gold from underneath the nose of his rival.
The stadium racing in Hyeres, in the South of France, where British skipper Stevie Morrison and French teammate Pierre Leboucher have competed in dozens of Olympic class events over the past decade, proved happy hunting ground for the Omani team which finished joint 6th in a field of 24 Diam crews after taking three podium places in six races.
Flybe, the European regional airline, has expanded its 2016 summer programme from Southampton Airport with the introduction of two new routes to Biarritz and Toulon Hyeres, and the return of flights to Bastia for peak summer.
The best of the senior men at the event in Hyeres was national champion Mick Clohisey, who finished in 37th place.
The index case-patient was a 45-year-old woman from Hyeres (southeastern France) who had no underlying medical condition.