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  1. Syl·va·nus [sil-vey-nuh s] /sɪlˈveɪ nəs/, 1902–63, African statesman: first president of the Republic of Togo 1961–63.
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Historical Examples

  • How charming Juliette is at this moment, and how superior to Olympio!

    Juliette Drouet's Love-Letters to Victor Hugo

    Louis Guimbaud

  • Gentius likewise sent an ambassador, named Olympio, to require an oath and hostages from Perseus.

  • Marzio placed a large nail or iron bolt on his right eye, which Olympio, with one blow of a hammer, drove straight into the brain.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare