Sierra Nevada


Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada [see-er-uh nuh-vad-uh, -vah-duh; for 2 also Spanish syer-rah ne-vah-th ah] noun

  1. a mountain range in E California. Highest peak, Mt. Whitney, 14,495 feet (4420 meters).
  2. a mountain range in S Spain. Highest peak, Mulhacén, 11,420 feet (3480 meters).

British Dictionary definitions for sierra nevada Sierra Nevada noun (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)

sierra nevada in Culture Sierra Nevada [(see-er-uh nuh-vad-uh, nuh-vah-duh)]

Mountain range in eastern California.

Note Location of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the United States outside of Alaska.

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