Meaning of Sierra Nevada

Si•er•ra Ne•vad•a

Pronunciation: (sē-er'u nu-vad'u, -vä'du for 2 also Sp. syer'rä ne-vä'&thslashä). [key]
  1. a mountain range in E California. Highest peak, Mt. Whitney, 14,495 ft. (4420 m).
  2. a mountain range in S Spain. Highest peak, Mulhacén, 11,420 ft. (3480 m).
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