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 (hĕ-rĕs′, -rĕth′) also Jerez de la Fron·te·ra (dĕ lä frōn-tĕ′rä, thĕ)
A city of southwest Spain northeast of Cádiz. It was held by the Moors from 711 to 1264 and has long been noted as a center of viniculture, especially for its production of sherry.
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(Spanish xeˈrɛθ)
(Placename) a town in SW Spain: famous for the making of sherry. Pop: 191 002 (2003 est). Official name: Jerez de la Frontera Former name: Xeres
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(həˈreɪs, -ˈrɛz)

a city in SW Spain. 180,444.
Also called Jerez′ de la Fron•te′ra (frʌnˈtɛər ə) Formerly, Xeres.
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Noun1.Jerez - a city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherryJerez - a city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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