Sierra Nevada

US:USA pronunciation: respelling(sē erə nə vadə, -vädə; for 2 also Sp. syerrä ne väᵺä)




WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Si•er•ra Ne•vad•a  (sē erə nə vadə, -vädə; for 2 also Sp. syerrä ne väᵺä).USA pronunciation 
  • Place Namesa mountain range in E California. Highest peak, Mt. Whitney, 14,495 ft. (4420 m).
  • Place Namesa mountain range in S Spain. Highest peak, Mulhacén, 11,420 ft. (3480 m).

  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    Sierra Nevada n (functioning as singular)
    1. /sɪˈɛərə nɪˈvɑːdə/ a mountain range in E California, parallel to the Coast Ranges. Highest peak: Mount Whitney, 4418 m (14 495 ft)
    2. /Spanish: ˈsjɛrra neˈβaða/ a mountain range in SE Spain, mostly in Granada and Almería provinces. Highest peak: Cerro de Mulhacén, 3478 m (11 411 ft)
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