Sentence Examples

  • Hyeres, a town in the department of the Var in S.E.
  • Hyeres is celebrated (as is also its fashionable suburb, Costebelle, nearer the seashore) as a winter health resort.
  • To the east of the Giens peninsula is the fine natural harbour of Hyeres, as well as three thinly populated islands (the Stoechades of the ancients), Porquerolles, Port Cros and Le Levant, which are grouped together under the common name of Iles d'Hyeres.
  • The town of Hyeres seems to have been founded in the 10th century, as a place of defence against pirates, and takes its name from the aires (hierbo in the Provencal dialect), or threshingfloors for corn, which then occupied its site.
  • He died at Hyeres on the 9th of February 1874.

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