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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sier′ra Ma′dreˈmɑ dreɪ(n.)

  1. a mountain system in Mexico, comprising three ranges bordering the central plateau. Highest peak, Orizaba, 18,546 ft. (5653 m).

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Sierra Madre

    The Sierra Madre is a city in Los Angeles County, California whose population was 10,917 at the 2010 U.S. Census, up from 10,580 at the time of the 2000 U.S. Census. The city is located in the Foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains below the southern edge of the Angeles National Forest. Pasadena and Altadena are to its west, with Arcadia to its south and east. Sierra Madre is known as "Wisteria City", and its city seal is decorated with a drawing of the now widely known 500-foot vine. It is also called the "Village of the Foothills" and was an All-America City in 2007.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sierra Madre

    the main cordillera system of Mexico, extending in a northerly direction to Arizona, and forming the western buttress of a fertile plateau stretching eastwards; to the W. the States of Sinaloa and Sonora slope downwards to the sea.

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