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Meaning of "giant sequoia" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIANT SEQUOIA

giant sequoia  [ˈdʒaɪənt sɪˈkwɔɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIANT SEQUOIA

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Giant sequoia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIANT SEQUOIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

giant sequoia

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Sequoiadendron giganteum is the sole living species in the genus Sequoiadendron, and one of three species of coniferous trees known as redwoods, classified in the family Cupressaceae in the subfamily Sequoioideae, together with Sequoia sempervirens and Metasequoia glyptostroboides. The common use of the name "sequoia" generally refers to Sequoiadendron giganteum which occurs naturally only in groves on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. It is named after Sequoyah, the inventor of the Cherokee syllabary.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIANT SEQUOIA


Breuer
ˈbrɔɪə
cherimoya
ˌtʃɛrɪˈmɔɪə
coir
kɔɪə
deployer
dɪˈplɔɪə
destroyer
dɪˈstrɔɪə
dianoia
ˌdaɪəˈnɔɪə
employer
ɪmˈplɔɪə
enjoyer
ɪnˈdʒɔɪə
Goya
ˈɡɔɪə
hoya
ˈhɔɪə
loir
lɔɪə
metanoia
ˌmetəˈnɔɪə
metasequoia
ˌmɛtəsɪˈkwɔɪə
multiemployer
ˌmʌltɪɪmˈplɔɪə
oyer
ɔɪə
paranoia
ˌpærəˈnɔɪə
sequoia
sɪˈkwɔɪə
soya
ˈsɔɪə
stroyer
ˈstrɔɪə
toyer
ˈtɔɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIANT SEQUOIA

giant cell
giant chinquapin
giant eland
giant granadilla
giant hogweed
giant killer
giant panda
giant peacock moth
giant pigfish
giant planet
giant powder
giant size
giant slalom
giant star
giant toad
giant tortoise
giant-killing
giant-like
giant-sized

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIANT SEQUOIA

Algeria
Arabia
Asia
Australia
Austria
Bahasa Indonesia
Bolivia
Bosnia
Bulgaria
California
Colombia
Columbia
criteria
Croatia
Estonia
Georgia
hyponoia
India
Pistoia
xanthochroia

Synonyms and antonyms of giant sequoia in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «giant sequoia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIANT SEQUOIA

Find out the translation of giant sequoia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giant sequoia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giant sequoia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巨大的红杉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

secuoya gigante
570 millions of speakers

English

giant sequoia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विशाल Sequoia
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السيكويا العملاقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигант секвойя
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sequóia gigante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৈত্য শিখর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

séquoia géant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sequoia gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Riesenmammutbaum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジャイアントセコイア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자이언트 세쿼이아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sequoia raksasa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sequoia khổng lồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாபெரும் sequoia
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राक्षस सेक्वोइआ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dev sequoia
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sequoia gigante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

giant Sequoia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігант секвойя
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sequoia gigant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γίγαντας sequoia
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reuse Sequoia
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jätte sequoia
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjempegranen
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT SEQUOIA»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT SEQUOIA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giant sequoia

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANT SEQUOIA»

Discover the use of giant sequoia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giant sequoia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Giant Sequoia Trees
Ginger Wadsworth. Chapter 4 The bark of this sequoia tree is dotted with black burn scars. Do you think sequoia bark burns easily? Death of a Sequoia Most old sequoias die after they fall over in a powerful wind or snowstorm. Sometimes ...
Ginger Wadsworth, 1995
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Frommer's Yosemite and Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks
... 57, 114 Horse Creek Campground (Lake Kaweah), 125–126 Hospital Rock ( Sequoia), 89 Hotels. See Accommodations Huckleberry Trail (Sequoia), 102 Hume Lake (Giant Sequoia), 95 Hume Lake Campground (Giant Sequoia), 125 ...
Eric Peterson, 2012
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Frommer's Best RV and Tent Campgrounds in the U.S.A.
The landscape is as spectacular as the 38 groves of giant sequoia. Majestic granite monoliths, glacier-torn canyons, roaring whitewater, and lush meadows await your discovery at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada. BASICS Operated By: ...
Robert W. Sehlinger, 2007
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The Pursuit of Faith
Maybe God placed the giant sequoia tree on earth to remind us that we can live in power, tall and secure, pointing heavenward, noble and majestic as God's children, whenever we live under His authority. And maybe he placed those little  ...
Jimmy Sites, Brandon Chesbro, 2008
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Fire in California's Ecosystems
—JOHN MUIR, 1878 Probably better than any other species, giant sequoia exemplifies a truly fire-adapted species. Not only does it have thick bark that protects it from periodic surface fires, but also its cones are opened by heat and its ...
Neil G. Sugihara, 2006
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Yosemite: Yosemite National Park
(sequoiadendron giganteum) n a park filled with superlatives, the giant sequoia remains an unforgettable sight. Capable of weighing over two million pounds, it's the largest organism on the planet—ever. Reaching a maximum height of 320 ...
James Kaiser, 2007
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Wildlife and Plants.
.4 This giant sequoia, called General Sherman, is, by volume, the world's largest tree. The tree stands in Sequoia National Park. KEY FACTS Name Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) Range High western slopes of Sierra Nevada ...
Marian Armstrong, 2007
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Terrestrial Vegetation of California
GIANT SEQUOIA The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) groves of the central and southern Sierra Nevada present a special case of mixed-conifer forests. These groves are typically dominated by white fir, or at higher elevations by ...
Michael G. Barbour, Todd Keeler-Wolf, Allan A. Schoenherr, 2007
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Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: An Integrated Pest ...
Botryosphaeria Canker and Dieback Botryosphaeria dothidea Botryosphaeria canker and dieback is caused by several Botryosphaeria species, most commonly B dothidea, Giant sequoia is a major host, but many other plants in landscapes ...
Steve H. Dreistadt, Mary Louise Flint, 2004
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Trees of Vancouver: A Guide to the Common and Unusual Trees ...
The trunks are slender and less massive than the Giant Sequoia, and the trees do not live to be quite so old, only to about 1,500 years. There are two types of needles: small and scale-like on the vigorous terminal shoots; and flat dark green  ...
Gerald B. Straley, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANT SEQUOIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giant sequoia is used in the context of the following news items.
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New Lands for Play and Study in Nevada, California, and Texas
The latter contains 38 of the 39 giant sequoia groves in Sequoia National Forest. The new monuments are: Basin and Range in Nevada, the ... «Nature World News, Jul 15»
2
DALY: Several species of trees have long life spans
In California, some of the giant sequoia and redwood trees are 200 to 300 years old and have grown to over 300 feet in height. Some of the ... «Gwinnettdailypost.com, Jul 15»
3
Lightning storms spark several fires on Forest
Lightning strikes ignited a dozen new fires across the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument over the past few days. «Porterville Recorder, Jul 15»
4
Lightning-caused fires suppressed
All of the lightning-caused fires burning across the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument have been contained, but ... «Porterville Recorder, Jul 15»
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BAKERSFIELD OBSERVED: A blog about life, media, politics and …
... home to Yosemite and Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks as wells as the last native giant sequoia groves on the planet." Grossi said ... «The Bakersfield Californian, Jul 15»
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks crews fight lightning …
... of giant sequoias was controlled at 0.4 acres, and a crew was monitoring the Dennison Fire burning in a large branch of a giant sequoia. «Fresno Bee, Jul 15»
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A Closure And Shuttle Service
It will restore the giant sequoia habitat and hydrology. The work also includes improved restroom facilities, parking, and adds accessible trails. «MyMotherLode.com, Jul 15»
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Injured firefighter undergoes surgery
... that lightning strikes ignited in recent days a dozen new fires across the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument . «Visalia Times-Delta, Jul 15»
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What to do: Hometown fun, fireworks & festivals
... then to the Pinetum, the Giant Sequoia and the Stopford Family Meadow Maze before returning to the Pond.The summertime festivity, which ... «The Unionville Times, Jul 15»
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Residents to seek relief at the Lake, pool, mountains
At Lake Success and on the Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest, officials are anticipating big crowds. «Porterville Recorder, Jul 15»

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