Definition of Sierra nevada

1. Noun. A mountain range in southern Spain along the Mediterranean coast to the east of Granada.




2. Noun. A mountain range in eastern California; contains Mount Whitney.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sierra Nevada

Sienese
Sienna
Siennese
Sierpinski gasket
Sierpinski triangle
Sierra
Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone monetary unit
Sierra Leonean
Sierra Leoneans
Sierra Leonian
Sierra Leonians
Sierra Madre Occidental
Sierra Madre Oriental
Sierra Miwok
Sierra Nevada
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Sierra lodgepole pine
Sierra plum
Sierra redwood
Sieur de LaSalle
Sievert
Sif
Sigaultian
Siggaard-Andersen nomogram
Sigmodon
Sigmodon hispidus
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Romberg
Signe

Literary usage of Sierra nevada

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1. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"sierra nevada MOUNTAINS The sierra nevada Mountains on the eastern border of California are a bold, continuous range about 75 miles in width. ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"The next paper is "The Water Supply of the sierra nevada Mountains," by John Tuohy. ... What I have to say as to the streams of the sierra nevada Mountains, ..."

3. Annual Report (1873)
"The Sierra Madre is but an uninterrupted continuation of the sierra nevada, which deviates abruptly from its general direction, that is to say, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1879)
"Notes on the Topography of the sierra nevada of Santa Marta, US of Colombia. ... of the sierra nevada, in Colombia, mention of which was made in "the ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1881)
"It would appear from the paper that the vegetation of the sierra nevada was ... Mr. Simons had stated that the cinchona bark was found on the sierra nevada, ..."

6. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1893)
"To sum up, we find on the eastern side of the sierra nevada :i desert region whose lower ... On the western slope of the sierra nevada there occurs first, ..."

7. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"sierra nevada (California) Auriferous gravels of the sierra nevada. Science ns 44:686-7 N 10 '16 Trout, scenery, and gasoline. CL Grover. ..."

8. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"A LIST of representative species of the high sierra nevada Is given. A comparison of these plants with those found in tiie Rocky mountains and the Cascade ..."

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