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Noun: Sierra Nevada  see'e-ru nu'va-du
  1. A mountain range in eastern California; contains Mount Whitney
    - Sierra Nevada Mountains, High Sierra
     
  2. A mountain range in southern Spain along the Mediterranean coast to the east of Granada

Derived forms: Sierra Nevadas

Type of: chain, chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains

Part of: CA, Calif., California, Espana, Golden State, Kingdom of Spain, Spain

Encyclopedia: Sierra Nevada, Spain