What does Sierra mean?

Definitions for Sierrasiˈɛr ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Sierra.

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


  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

  2. Origin: [Sp., properly, a saw, fr. L. serra a saw. See Serrate.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sierra

    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

  1. Sierra

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

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Anagrams for Sierra »

  1. airers, raiser

  2. airers

  3. raiser


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sierra in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sierra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alison Millsaps:

    I worked really closely with The Sierra Club on the pipeline issue, but on this issue we are at absolute odds.

  2. Anne Schuchat:

    Of course, we're glad that the epidemic is improving in Sierra Leone and surrounding countries, and the case counts have come down.

  3. Zainab Thorlie:

    I cannot believe Ebola is back in Sierra Leone! i think the health workers at the hospital made a bad situation potentially terrible.

  4. Margaret Harris:

    We've got people being treated horrendously, in Sierra Leone particularly male survivors have been put in a form of concentration camp.

  5. John Lyon:

    That's happening right now, post-Ebola, they're moving into their factory space right now. That's a sign that Sierra Leone can recover.

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