how to pronounce sierra


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the above transcription of sierra is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sierra is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of sierra in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Dejah Sierra day …”

meanings of sierra


  1. The letter S in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  2. A scombroid fish.
  3. A relatively low-quality grade of Spanish saffron.
  4. A rugged range of mountains.


  1. A female given name of modern American usage, from the Spanish noun, confused with Ciara and Sarah.
  2. Sierra Nevada, a mountain range in the United States.

sierra frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sierra occurs in english on average 8.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sierra can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sierra can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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