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[sil-vee-uh] /ˈsɪl vi ə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “forest.”. Unabridged
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  • Silvia had all the requisites of mind and manner and Domestic Science necessary to a “hearth-and home-” maker.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • Silvia will be more useful to you in that way than anybody else.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • We rushed down stairs, Silvia informing the guests in transit of the awful catastrophe.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • She raised her eyes, filled with trouble, and looked full into Silvia's.

    An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens
  • Proteus was so much annoyed with Silvia that he threatened her, and seized her by the waist.

  • To lose Silvia was to lose his soul; without her there was neither here nor hereafter.

    An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens
  • Silvia and Aurelia burst into tears, and Clelia turned deadly pale.

    Rule of the Monk Giuseppe Garibaldi

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