Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search

Meaning of "sierra" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SIERRA

From Spanish, literally: saw, from Latin serra.
info
Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp
section

PRONUNCIATION OF SIERRA

sierra  [sɪˈɛərə] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIERRA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sierra 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 SIERRA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sierra in the English dictionary

The definition of sierra in the dictionary is a range of mountains with jagged peaks, esp in Spain or America.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIERRA


airer
ˈɛərə
bearer
ˈbɛərə
caldera
kælˈdɛərə
carer
ˈkɛərə
cocinera
ˌkəʊsiːˈnɛərə
cordillera
ˌkɔːdɪlˈjɛərə
Eire
ˈɛərə
eyra
ˈɛərə
habanera
ˌhæbəˈnɛərə
pareira
pəˈrɛərə
parer
ˈpɛərə
Perak
ˈpɛərə
preparer
priːˈpɛərə
repairer
rɪˈpɛərə
riviera
ˌrɪvɪˈɛərə
Sarah
ˈsɛərə
seafarer
ˈsiːˌfɛərə
solera
səˈlɛərə
Valera
vəˈlɛərə
wayfarer
ˈweɪˌfɛərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIERRA

siemens
sien
Siena
Sienese
sienite
Sienkiewicz
sienna
sient
sierozem
Sierra Leone
Sierra Leonean
Sierra Madre
Sierra Madre del Sur
Sierra Madre Occidental
Sierra Madre Oriental
Sierra Morena
Sierra Nevada
sierran
sies
siesta

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIERRA

Andorra
barra
Burra
Camorra
Canberra
durra
Illawarra
kookaburra
marra
mojarra
Navarra
orra
parra
Principat d´Andorra
serra
surra
terra
verra
viverra
wirra

Synonyms and antonyms of sierra in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sierra» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF SIERRA

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

Translator English - Chinese

塞拉利昂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sierra
570 millions of speakers

English

sierra
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सियरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سييرا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Сьерра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sierra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শৈলশ্রেণী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sierra
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sierra
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sierra
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シエラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시에라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sierra
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

day núi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சியரா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिएरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dişli doruk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sierra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sierra
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сьєрра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sierra
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sierra
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sierra
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sierra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sierra
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sierra

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIERRA»

The term «sierra» is very widely used and occupies the 3.261 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Very widely used
98
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «sierra» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of sierra
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «sierra».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIERRA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sierra» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sierra» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIERRA»

Discover the use of sierra in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sierra and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The High Sierra: Peaks, Passes, Trails
This new edition of the only guide to detail all the known routes on 570 peaks in the Sierra is completely reorganized to be even more user friendly and includes more than 100 new routes, route variations and winter ascents.The most popular ...
R. J. Secor, 2009
2
Sierra Leone
This is the only English-language guide on the market dedicated exclusively to Sierra Leone.
Katrina Manson, James Knight, Paige McClanahan, 2012
3
Sierra South: Backcountry Trips in Californias Sierra Nevada
With new trips and old favorites, Sierra South is the classic guide to backpacking in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, Ansel Adams Wilderness, and Mt. Whitney.
Mike White, 2013
4
Sierra Leone: Diamonds and the Struggle for Democracy
1. Origin of the crisis
John L. Hirsch, 2001
5
High Sierra
High Sierra (1941) is a highly successful Warner Brothers gangster film of special interest to film scholars, and aficionados.
John Huston, William Riley Burnett, Douglas Gomery, 1979
6
Economic and Social Crises in Sierra Leone: The Role of ...
The economic and social problems in Sierra Leone, the role of the small-scale entrepreneurs in petty trading as a strategy for socio-economic survival in the country.
Fouday S. Kamara, 2008
7
Sierra Leone
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Sierra Leone"--Provided by publisher.
Suzanne LeVert, 2007
8
War and the Crisis of Youth in Sierra Leone
The armed conflict in Sierra Leone and the extreme violence of the main rebel faction - the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) - have challenged scholars and members of the international community to come up with explanations.
Krijn Peters, Stephanie Kitchen, 2011
9
Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and ...
Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone draws on interviews with 75 former female soldiers and over 20 local experts, providing a rare perspective on both the civil war and post-conflict development efforts in the country.
Megan H. MacKenzie, 2012
10
My First Summer in the Sierra
My first summer in the Sierra (1911) is based on Muir's original journals and sketches of his 1869 stay in the Sierras.
John Muir, 1911

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIERRA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sierra is used in the context of the following news items.
1
2 Fires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Sierra Nevada Foothills …
WINTERS (CBS/AP) – The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills. The blaze began around ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
2
Progress against Ebola advances in Guinea and Sierra Leone
Guinea and Sierra Leone reported only 18 cases last week, the outbreak's lowest weekly total so far this year. The drop in cases appears to signal a break in a ... «CIDRAP, May 15»
3
California's Snowpack at Record Early-April Low; Sierra Snow …
There's hardly any snowpack on California's Sierra Nevada. That's why Governor Jerry Brown has imposed mandatory restrictions on water use. Matt Sampson ... «The Weather Channel, Apr 15»
4
10 Americans to leave Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare
Ten health care workers are being flown to the USA after coming in contact with an American health worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone. The workers ... «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
5
New Ebola drug trial starts in Sierra Leone
Researchers in Sierra Leone today started a new phase II trial of an experimental drug in Ebola patients. The first participant received an injection of the ... «Science Now, Mar 15»
6
Sierra Leone: Malaria - the other epidemic
Along with the Ministry of Health, MSF is distributing 1.8 million antimalarial treatments in Sierra Leone. This is the largest distribution in an Ebola oubreak. «Médecins Sans Frontières International, Jan 15»
7
Ebola crisis: Reporting from the frontline in Sierra Leone
Five or six patients stood in the doorway of the Ebola treatment centre in eastern Sierra Leone's Kenema town on 23 June. Among them were two children in the ... «BBC News, Dec 14»
8
In an Orphanage, But Not Orphaned, in Sierra Leone
I'm sure many of you, like me, read and were moved by the story of Sweetie Sweetie and other children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone (An Ebola Orphan's ... «New York Times, Dec 14»
9
Sierra Leone's crisis deepens as doctors die of Ebola
No evacuation plane to the United States or Europe awaited Dr. Thomas Rogers in early December when he fell ill with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone. Instead ... «Washington Post, Dec 14»
10
World's Slow Response To Ebola Leaves Sierra Leone Villages …
If you think the fight against Ebola is going well, here's a grim new number: 537. That's how many new infections were reported in Sierra Leone in the past week. «NPR, Dec 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sierra [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sierra>. May 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z