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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. an Asian maiden who gained from her lover Apollo the gift of prophecy and long life.
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Examples from the Web for sibylla

Historical Examples

  • He inspected the cave of the Sibylla of Cumae, but what it meant to him we do not know.

    Erasmus and the Age of Reformation

    Johan Huizinga

  • But Sibylla could no more have gone below than she could have flown.

    The Missing Merchantman

    Harry Collingwood

  • Sibylla looked at her, and a faint touch of colour rose on her cheeks.

    Double Harness

    Anthony Hope

  • For such views in Sibylla Jeremy had always had denunciations ready.

    Double Harness

    Anthony Hope

  • I was there when he wanted me, and when he didn't want me I wasn't there, Sibylla.

    Double Harness

    Anthony Hope