Meaning of Sierra Madre

Si•er•ra Ma•dre

Pronunciation: (sē-er'u mä'drā for 2 also Sp. syer'rä mä'&thslashre), [key]
  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. 10,837.
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