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Paisaje rural andaluz II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/31/2002
Word: Sierra
(SIE-rra), sustantivo femenino
English: sierra, jagged hills range
Etymology: Del latín, serra
Meaning: 1. Cordillera de poca extensión.
1. Cordillera de montes o peñascos cortados.
Topic:Paisaje rural andaluz II

“Después, cociéndose al sol, las sierras ásperas, cinceladas a golpe de martillo, de la zona de Tabernas, (...).”

Juan Goytisolo. Campos de Níjar