Sierra-madre



[see-er-uh mah-drey; for 2 also Spanish syer-rah mah-th re] /siˈɛr ə ˈmɑ dreɪ; for 2 also Spanish ˈsyɛr rɑ ˈmɑ ðrɛ/
noun
1.
a mountain range extending from S Wyoming into N Colorado.
2.
two parallel mountain chains in Mexico, bordering the central plateau on the E and W, and extending SE into N Guatemala.
3.
a town in S California.
Sierra Madre
/Spanish ˈsjɛrra ˈmaðre/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the main mountain system of Mexico, extending for 2500 km (1500 miles) southeast from the N border: consists of the Sierra Madre Oriental in the east, the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west, and the Sierra Madre del Sur in the south. Highest peak: Citlaltépetl, 5636 m (18 492 ft) (disputed)

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