Sierra

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Translingual[edit]

Sierra [2]
Sierra [3]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English sierra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Sierra

  1. (international standards) NATO, ICAO, ITU & IMO radiotelephony clear code (spelling alphabet name) for the letter S.
  2. (nautical) Signal flag for the letter S.
  3. (time zone) UTC−06:00
ICAO/NATO radiotelephonic clear codes for letters
code Alfa Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliett Kilo Lima Mike
code November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DIN 5009:2022-06, Deutsches Institut für Normung, June 2022, page Anhang B: Buchstabiertafel der ICAO („Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet“)

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sierra

  1. A female given name of modern American usage, from the Spanish noun, confused with Ciara and Sarah.
  2. A surname from Spanish.
  3. Sierra Nevada, a mountain range in the United States.
    I am going to the Sierra next weekend.
    • 1915 April, Enos A. Mills, “Wild Mountain Sheep”, in The Rocky Mountain Wonderland, Houghton Mifflin, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 37:
      Most flocks in the Sierra and the Rocky Mountains live above the timber-line and at an altitude of twelve thousand feet.

Anagrams[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsjera/ [ˈsje.ra]
  • Rhymes: -era
  • Syllabification: Sie‧rra

Proper noun[edit]

Sierra m or f by sense

  1. a surname