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Sierra Madre

(Spanish ˈsjɛrra ˈmaðre)
n
(Placename) (functioning as singular) 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)

Sier′ra Ma′dre

(ˈmɑ dreɪ)
n.
a mountain system in Mexico, comprising three ranges bordering the central plateau. Highest peak, Orizaba, 18,546 ft. (5653 m).
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Bongabon also has at least 10 heritage houses both in the poblacion and in Santor, which has a sizeable Kapampangan population due to migration via the Pampanga River, the headwaters of which come from the Sierra Madre mountains.
Professor Joseph Beatriz Usita, Noble Blue Falcons International (NBFI) national chairman and father of Environmental Mountaineering in the Philippines, in a phone interview, said that 10 mountaineer-rescuers from the NBFI joined Thursday in the search and rescue operations for the missing light plane owned by Omni Aviation Academy and its student-pilot Dizon, in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Aurora.
Guerrillas from the New People's Army in formation during the 49th anniversary of the communist rebel group in Sierra Madre mountains. (Czar Dancel / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
Alan Ortiz, a public utilities expert, points out that we are throwing all 8 billion liters of water per day from the Sierra Madre mountains to the Pacific Ocean.
Thanks to direct flights with WestJet, travelers from both eastern and western Canada are now more easily connected to beautiful Puerto Vallarta and its tropical weather, its golden-sand beaches and all those fascinating sunsets slowly sinking behind the verdant Sierra Madre Mountains.
Zambrano and Krohn present a guide to the architecture of Monterrey, Mexico's third largest city, in the northeast along the Santa Catarina River at the foot of the Sierra Madre mountains. After a brief tour of some modern residences, they describe and illustrate buildings in the city center: origin and first expansion, the east side and southeast expansion: a place of leisure, Obispado and northwest industrial expansion, and San Pedro: new business center and southwest expansion.
This environment will combine nature's serene beauty-in this case Cagayan's Sierra Madre mountains and some of the world's finest beaches-with wide bandwidth submarine cable landing points that are soon to be completed to ensure that the zone is firmly connected to the rest of the world.
The storm was to stall near the Sierra Madre Mountains, the centre said.
The world's most wanted criminal was said to be a "sitting duck" in the Sierra Madre mountains. Located in Mexico by CIA drones, mobile phone interception and satellites, drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had finally been found.
" Later in the first episode, Fry takes a tripChihuahua, and en route he meets some of the area's cowboys, then travels by train to the Sierra Madre mountains, where he's dazzled by its natural wonders.
Yes, it is possible to see these Cuban Americans as self-interested cadres meeting in smoky cafes in Miami's Little Havana and remember the times before Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries swept down from the Sierra Madre mountains and tossed out the corrupt Fulgencio Battista regime and sent landowners and gangsters packing.