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Chariot of the Gods

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So the Greeks called Sierra Leoʹne, in Africa, a ridge of mountains of great height. A sierra means a saw, and is applied to a ridge of peaked mountains.

“Her palmy forests, mingling with the skies,

Leona’s rugged steep behind us flies.”


Camoens. Lusiad, book 5.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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