Sierra
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Sierra
See also: Sierra

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish sierra, from Latin serra.

Pronunciation

Noun

sierra (countable and uncountable, plural sierras)

  1. A rugged range of mountains.
  2. The letter S in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  3. A scombroid fish.
  4. (uncountable) A relatively low-quality grade of Spanish saffron.
    • 2005, Karen Anand, International Cooking With Karen Anand (page 77)
      Mancha selecto is the world's best saffron: deep-red stamens, as long as the first joint of your thumb, packed and date-stamped. Lesser types, like sierra saffron, have shorter stamens and a quantity of white and yellow flower parts.

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Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin serra.

Noun

sierra f (plural sierras)

  1. mountain-range

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Asturian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin serra.

Noun

sierra f (plural sierres)

  1. saw (tool)

Related terms

serrar


Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish sierra.

Noun

sierra f (invariable)

  1. sierra

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Spanish

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin serra.

Noun

sierra f (plural sierras)

  1. saw (tool)
  2. mountain range
    Sierra Madre Occidental
  3. swordfish
  4. (Chile) snoek (Thyrsites atun)

Related terms

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

sierra

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of serrar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of serrar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of serrar.

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