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Sylvania

[sil-vey-nee-uh, -veyn-yuh] /sɪlˈveɪ ni ə, -ˈveɪn yə/
noun
1.
a town in NW Ohio.
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  • This movement indicated that she had no intention of coming any nearer to the Sylvania.

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  • But it runs just as fast for the Islander as it does for the Sylvania.

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  • I returned to the pilot-house of the Sylvania, and rang to stop her.

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  • He was good-natured about it, and replied that he should sail in the company of the Sylvania if possible.

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  • He admitted that we could outsail him, for he had done his best to keep up with the Sylvania.

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  • I refused all his entreaties to be allowed to go in the Sylvania.

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  • The smoke was pouring out of the smoke-stack of the Islander, as well as of the Sylvania.

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  • Captain Blastblow is confident that he can outsail the Sylvania.

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  • The Sylvania was close-hauled, and I gave out the course south south-east.

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  • They had evidently seen the Islander, and supposed the Sylvania was the same steamer.

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