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- proper n. A female given name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Sylvia.
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- n. type genus of the Sylviidae: warblers
Feminine form of Silvius, from Latin silva ("forest"). In myths, Rhea Silvia was the mother of famous twins Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. 6th-century saint Silvia was the mother of the pope Gregory the Great. (Wiktionary)