Definition of Sierran

1. sierra [adj] - See also: sierra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sierran

siemens-martin process
sien
sience
sienite
sienites
sienitic
sienna
siennas
siens
sient
sients
sierozem
sierozems
sierra
sierra leone
sierran (current term)
sierras
sies
siesmicity
siesta
siestaed
siestaing
siestas
sieth
sieths
sieur
sieurs
sieva
sieva bean
sieve

Literary usage of Sierran

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1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1902)
"... entitled ''The Ozarkian and Its Significance in Theoretical Geology,"* that the term Ozarkian was preoccupied and might properly be replaced by sierran, ..."

2. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"THE sierran SUBALPINE FOREST. PINUS-TSUGA ASSOCIATION. Extent.—The subalpine forest reaches its northern Limit along the Pacific in the neighborhood of the ..."

3. Songs of Yosemite by Harold Symmes (1911)
"The Scots may vaunt their highland, The English praise the lea, But a green sierran meadow Surpasses all for me. A lake of emerald grasses, Wind-winnowed ..."

4. The California Spotted Owl: A Technical Assessment of Its Current Status. by Jared Verner (1994)
"Tulare County, in sierran mixed-conifer forest with giant sequoias, ... For example, three samples from sierran mixed-conifer forests produced a combined ..."

5. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1897)
"The sierran Period.—A period of extensive erosion and canyon cutting, probably occupying the ... This may be called, following Le Conte, the sierran Period. ..."

6. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences, William Sidney Tangier Smith (1904)
"The sierran Period.—A period of extensive erosion and canyon cutting, probably occupying the ... This may be called, following Le Conte, the sierran Period. ..."

7. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"uplift was still more marked.5 The earliest sierran folding of which the history is well known, was at the end of the Jurassic period. ..."

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