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Meaning of SIERRA

Pronunciation:  see'eru

 
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(Or "Sierra On-Line") A computer game developer founded in the early 1980s by Ken and Roberta Willams in the small mountain town of Oakhurst California. Sierra was named after the local mountian range, 15 miles from the famous Yosemite National Park.

In 1997 Sierra was purchased by cuc and its main office is now in Seattle, WA, USA.

Products include Kings Quest, Space Quest, Police Quest, Quest for Glory, Robin Hood, Phantasmagoria, Leisure Suit Larry, Eco Quest and many more.

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