Definitions for Sierrasiˈɛr ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

si•er•rasiˈɛr ə(n.)(pl.)-ras.

  1. a chain of hills or mountains, the peaks of which suggest the teeth of a saw.

Origin of sierra:

1590–1600; < Sp: lit., saw

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sierra(noun)

    a range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)

  2. sierra, Scomberomorus sierra(noun)

    a Spanish mackerel of western North America

Wiktionary

  1. sierra(Noun)

    A rugged range of mountains.

  2. sierra(Noun)

    The letter S in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  3. Sierra(ProperNoun)

    of modern American usage, from the Spanish noun, confused with Ciara and Sarah.

  4. Origin: From sierra

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sierra(noun)

    a ridge of mountain and craggy rocks, with a serrated or irregular outline; as, the Sierra Nevada

Freebase

  1. Sierra

    Sierra was an American Contemporary Christian pop music trio formed by Wendi Foy Green, Jennifer Hendrix, and Deborah Schnelle. Founded in 1992, the vocal-based trio released their first full-length, self-titled album in 1994 on the CCM label, Star Song. In 1998, Deborah Schnelle left the group and was soon replaced by Marianne Tutalo. After the release of five albums which produced a string of CCM radio hits including seven to reach #1, the group disbanded in 2002. In 2004, Jennifer Hendrix and Marianne Tutalo formed the CCM worship band, Abide.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sierra

    the name given to a range of mountains with a saw-like ridge.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

saw(noun)

a tool for cutting, having a toothed edge

He used a saw to cut through the branch.

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