Xeres

Xeres

[Spanish he-res]
noun
former name of Jerez.
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Xeres (Spanish ˈxerɛθ)
 
n
the former name of Jerez

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Xeres
1661, name of Andalusian town (modern Jerez) famous for its wine (see sherry). For first letter, see xebec.
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