[ UK /siːˈe‍əɹɐ/ ]
[ US /siˈɛɹə/ ]
  1. a Spanish mackerel of western North America
  2. a range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)
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  • It will be given a tender from another departed locomotive and regain its former Sierra appearance.
  • Today, because of that initial donation, we have been able to raise additional funding for the now formidable Salone Microfinance Trust to fund microcredits for over 7,000 Sierra Leonean women and men! Tiffany Persons: The Never-ending Story of One Donation
  • Grossman's Christmas present, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, is a holiday favorite among hopheads and is one of the standouts of The News Tribune's Brew Crew Winter Beer Tasting.
  • Trevelez is, perhaps, Spain's highest village, the gateway to the Upper Sierra Nevada and the winter ski-slopes, and was as high as I drove.
  • Survey, those of the Pallaballa range as mica schist and quartz; those of the Sierra del Cristal as “probably schistose grit, but not definitely determinable by inspection,” and Travels in West Africa
  • In 65 chapters and hundreds of local Groups spanning 21 ecoregions and two Nations, Sierra Club members are hard at Work protecting our natural heritage.
  • These white effusive igneous formations, found there and in the Thomas Mountains of Utah, and also in the tin districts of Catron and Sierra Counties within New Mexico, are still the only known source of bixbite.
  • M. Faye, of the French Academy, inclined to a lunar origin for them; [193] Feilitsch of Greifswald published in 1852 a treatise for the express purpose of proving all the luminous phenomena attendant on solar eclipses -- corona, prominences and "sierra" -- to be purely optical appearances. [ A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition
  • As we near the end of the trail, Thomsen and I have a desultory conversation about how the Sierra are changing: more traffic, more big houses, more kids concerned only with what's on sale at the mall.
  • Every miner wishes that his mine were upon this famous lode, which is made up of a large number of quartz veins extending along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains, and is marked by hundreds of important mines. The Western United States A Geographical Reader
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