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Hyères

(yĕr), city (1990 pop. 50,122), Var dept., SE France, in Provence, on the Mediterranean Sea. A port in medieval times, Hyères is now a resort. Off the coast is a group of islands of the same name.
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Hyères

 

a city in southern France near the Mediterraneancoast (Rade d’Hyéres), in the Var Department. Population, 38, 000 (1968). Hyéres is a winter resort and a tourist center.Early vegetables are grown, and salt is extracted from seawater.Hyéres was a port in the Middle Ages.

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