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Origin of sylvan
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Example sentences from the Web for sylvan
Arlington enjoys a reputation as a lush, sylvan suburb — annually noted for its parks in one prominent national survey while also the home of tree-lined landmarks and neighborhoods.Neighbors mount effort to defend Arlington’s trees from development|Justin Wm. Moyer|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Thatcher has filled me amply with expensive urban food in this sylvan retreat—nectar and ambrosia.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
Michael turned out of the noisy main road into the sylvan urbanity of Holland Walk.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Suddenly you jut round an enormous rock, and find yourself in a river of still more sylvan gentleness than the Avon.
Dearer than all these to me,” he says about our other valleys, “is sylvan Tweed.Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang