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Jerez   /jɛrˈɛz/   Listen

A city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry.  Synonym: Jerez de la Frontera.

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... landed at the place since known as Gibraltar (Jebel-el-Tarik, or The Rock of Tarik). The invaders were met near Xeres by the Christians, under the command of Roderick, King of the Visigoths, and the fierce battle of Jerez de La Frontera, or Guadalete, took place. At the end of three days' fighting, Roderick was slain, and the Christians were completely routed. Victory after victory for Tarik followed, and in three short years all Spain, except the extreme northern part, was ...
— With Spurs of Gold - Heroes of Chivalry and their Deeds • Frances Nimmo Greene

Words linked to "Jerez" :   Spain, metropolis, Jerez de la Frontera, Kingdom of Spain, city, urban center, Espana

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