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[sil-vee-uh] /ˈsɪl vi ə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “forest.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Silvia had all the requisites of mind and manner and Domestic Science necessary to a “hearth-and home-” maker.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • Valentine tells him that he has planned to escape with Silvia that night.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • We rushed down stairs, Silvia informing the guests in transit of the awful catastrophe.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • The suggestion of the character of Silvia has an austere beauty.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • Proteus was so much annoyed with Silvia that he threatened her, and seized her by the waist.

  • Silvia followed her brother to the door, trembling for what he might say or do.

  • Silvia and Aurelia burst into tears, and Clelia turned deadly pale.

    Rule of the Monk Giuseppe Garibaldi

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