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[sil-vey-nee-uh, -veyn-yuh] /sɪlˈveɪ ni ə, -ˈveɪn yə/
a town in NW Ohio. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The remainder of that evening was spent quietly, for the explorers were tired after the long journey on the Sylvania.

    Captured by the Arabs James H. Foster
  • Captain Blastblow is confident that he can outsail the Sylvania.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Margie took her dear friend to her heart, and hoped the Sylvania would never overtake the Islander.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • They had evidently seen the Islander, and supposed the Sylvania was the same steamer.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • As we approached the Sylvania, we heard a scream from a woman on board.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • I took the colonel and his family on board of the Sylvania, and they are in the cabin now.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • I rang for the Sylvania to go ahead, and then called upon Hop Tossford to take the wheel.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • The Sylvania would not be likely to reach the same port before Sunday noon.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Captain Boomsby knew that the Sylvania was to return to Jacksonville, as others did.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • But we are so comfortable and so happy that we shall be in no haste to get out of the Sylvania.

    Up the River Oliver Optic

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