Definitions for Sierra
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Sierra.
a range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)
sierra, Scomberomorus sierranoun
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.
Etymology: From sierra
A Sierra is a range or chain of mountains that has a jagged or saw-toothed appearance. The term was originally used in Spanish-speaking regions and has been adopted into English usage.
a ridge of mountain and craggy rocks, with a serrated or irregular outline; as, the Sierra Nevada
Etymology: [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.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sierra is ranked #973 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Sierra surname appeared 35,770 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 12 would have the surname Sierra.
90.5% or 32,393 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
7.2% or 2,586 total occurrences were White.
0.7% or 265 total occurrences were Black.
0.6% or 229 total occurrences were Asian.
0.5% or 182 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.3% or 114 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of Sierra in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Sierra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Edgar Wayburn has worked to preserve the most breath-taking examples of the American landscape. In fact, over the course of more than a half-century, both as President of the Sierra Club and as a private citizen, he has saved more of our wilderness than any person alive.
Sierra Denali holds tremendous equity for GMC and our customers, we now have an opportunity to evolve Sierra’s capabilities and technologies, as afforded by transitioning to an all-electric propulsion while also elevating the luxurious design and comfort associated with Denali.
Sierra was a bright and talented woman with so much going for her. Her passion for journalism was undeniable and our community is better because of her reporting, sierra was funny and energetic and full of enthusiasm. We are absolutely heartbroken.
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 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.
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- رشته کوه تیز و دندانهدارPersian
- पहाड़ों का सिलसिलाHindi
- Сергей, Семён, горная цепьRussian
- гірський ланцюгUkrainian
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