What does Sierra mean?

Definitions for Sierra
siˈɛr əSier·ra

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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

Wiktionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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

How to pronounce Sierra?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Sierra in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Pallo Conteh:

    It's good news for Sierra Leone and the sub-region. I am hoping that this time we won't fall off, it is difficult to say you are confident because you know with Ebola one mistake might just lead to a spike again.

  2. Ernest Bai Koroma:

    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.

  3. John Lyon:

    I think Sierra Leone has really got to get back to the basics where they were really trying to focus on anti-corruption, focus on developing energy and water.

  4. Ernest Bai Koroma:

    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.

  5. Margaret Harris:

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

Images & Illustrations of Sierra

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