noun Date: 1906 a native or inhabitant of the region around the Sierra Nevada Mountains

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  • sierran — I. sēˈerən adjective Etymology: sierra (I) + an 1. : of or relating to a sierra, the region around it, or its inhabitants 2. usually capitalized : of or relating to the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western U.S. the Rocky …   Useful english dictionary

  • sierran — adjective Date: 1873 1. of or relating to a sierra < sierran foothills > 2. capitalized of or relating to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of the western United States …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sierran — See sierra. * * * …   Universalium

  • sierran — si·er·ran …   English syllables

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  • Sierran Arc — In early Triassic time, an extensive volcanic arc system, called the Sierran Arc began to develop along the western margin of the North American continent. In Southern California, this volcanic arc would develop throughout the Mesozoic Era to… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sierra Nevada subalpine zone — The Sierra Nevada subalpine zone refers to a biotic zone below treeline in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, United States. This zoneis positioned between the upper montane zone (such as red fir forest) at its lower limit, and tree… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Grand Teton area — The geology of the Grand Teton area consists of some of the oldest rocks and one of the youngest mountain ranges in North America. The Teton Range, mostly located in Grand Teton National Park, started to grow some 9 million years ago. An older… …   Wikipedia

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