Sierra Madre

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsjɛrra ˈmaðre/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sē erə mädrā; for 2 also Sp. syerrä märe)




WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Si•er•ra Ma•dre  (sē erə mädrā; for 2 also Sp. syerrä märe),USA pronunciation 
  • Place Namesa mountain range extending from S Wyoming into N Colorado.
  • Place Namestwo parallel mountain chains in Mexico, bordering the central plateau on the E and W, and extending SE into N Guatemala.
  • Place Namesa town in S California. 10,837.

  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    Sierra Madre /Spanish: ˈsjɛrra ˈmaðre/ n
    1. (functioning as singular) the main mountain system of Mexico, extending for 2500 km (1500 miles) southeast from the N border: consists of the Sierra Madre Oriental in the east, the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west, and the Sierra Madre del Sur in the south. Highest peak: Citlaltépetl, 5636 m (18 492 ft) (disputed)
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