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siˈɛr əSier·ra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sierranoun

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

  2. sierra, Scomberomorus sierranoun

    a Spanish mackerel of western North America


  1. sierranoun

    A rugged range of mountains.

  2. sierranoun

    The letter S in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  3. Sierranoun

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

  4. Etymology: From sierra

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sierranoun

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

  2. Etymology: [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

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  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

Examples of Sierra in a Sentence

  1. David Nabarro:

    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.

  2. General Motors:

    Production of the The Bolt and Bolt EUV will continue during the plant's conversion activities to prepare the facility for production of the Silverado EV and Sierra EV pickups, we are not disclosing any additional information at this time about The Bolt or Bolt EUV production.

  3. Isha Johansen:

    The narrative about Sierra Leone was child soldiers, really gruesome details about what happened during the war.

  4. Daniel Swain:

    Everything from the Rocky Mountain continental divide westward, including Colorado, Utah, Sierra Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico have fire conditions that look really, potentially explosive. The drought is even worse in those places than in Southern California, it looks pretty likely that it will be a severe fire season across most of West Linn.

  5. Chelsea Peters:

    Overall, La Nina typically means less precipitation for the Sierra, Great Basin region, and the Mojave Desert, which is bad for the current drought status and the potential for another active fire season next year, however, the magnitude of the La Nina event will dictate the magnitude of impacts on the winter weather pattern. Considering the current state of ENSO is neutral, La Nina may be weak through at least the early part of the winter season.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. ravening
    • C. aculeate
    • D. butch

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