a range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)
sierra, Scomberomorus sierra(noun)
a Spanish mackerel of western North America
A rugged range of mountains.
The letter S in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
of modern American usage, from the Spanish noun, confused with Ciara and Sarah.
Origin: From sierra
a ridge of mountain and craggy rocks, with a serrated or irregular outline; as, the Sierra Nevada
Origin: [Sp., properly, a saw, fr. L. serra a saw. See Serrate.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sē-er′ra, n. a ridge of mountains: a scombroid fish. [Sp., usually derived from L. serra, a saw. Some suggest Ar. sehrah, a desert place, whence also Sahara.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name given to a range of mountains with a saw-like ridge.
The numerical value of Sierra in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Sierra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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We know the outbreak is still flaming strongly in western Sierra Leone and some parts of the interior of Guinea. We cant rest, we still have to push on.
We know the outbreak is still flaming strongly in western Sierra Leone and some parts of the interior of Guinea. We can't rest, we still have to push on.
We can by no means declare victory. We have to continue pressure on this disease in Liberia as well as in Guinea and Sierra Leone and work on border security.
This is the festive season where Sierra Leoneans often celebrate with families in a flamboyant and joyous manner, but all must be reminded that our country is at war with a vicious enemy.
The British government may have asked lots of other people to do this but no one would say yes, we are the only charity that said 'yes we will do it'. The government of Sierra Leone knew that when they approached us.
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