Definition of Sylvanus

1. Noun. (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocks; Pan is the Greek counterpart.

Exact synonyms: Silvanus
Category relationships: Roman Mythology
Generic synonyms: Roman Deity



Definition of Sylvanus

1. Proper noun. ( male given name), a variant spelling of Silvanus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sylvanus

Sydney Pollack
Sydney funnel-web spider
Sydney silky
Sydneyan
Sydneyite
Sydneyites
Sydneysider
Sydneysiders
Sydwell
Syeda
Syedas
Syktyvkar
Sylhet District
Sylhet Division
Sylheti
Sylvanus (current term)
Sylvester
Sylvia
Sylvia Plath
Sylvia communis
Sylvia curruca
Sylvian aqueduct
Sylvian fissure
Sylviidae
Sylviinae
Sylvilagus
Sylvilagus aquaticus
Sylvilagus floridanus
Sylvilagus palustris
Symbion pandora

Literary usage of Sylvanus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"In the summer which preceded his own elevation, that general had been chosen to deliver Gaul from the tyranny of the Barbarians ; but Sylvanus soon ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1871)
"After a reign of only twenty-eight days, Sylvanus was assassinated: the soldiers who, ... was perfectly well informed of the conduct ind fate of Sylvanus. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"In the summer which preceded his own elevation, that general had been chosen to deliver Gaul from the tyranny of the barbarians; but Sylvanus soon ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1861)
"... Worcestershire Architectural Society, 301; Excavations at Pompeii 303 CORRESPONDENCE OF Sylvanus URBAN. —Dr. Samuel Parr and the late Bishop Maltby, ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1863)
"... OF Sylvanus URBAN.—Family Use of the same Christian Name for a Lengthened Period, 337; Irish Round Towers, 338; Anglo-Saxon ..."

6. Vital Records of Norton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Norton, Mass, Norton (Mass, Norton (Mass.) (1906)
"Sylvanus Jr. and Sarah, Apr. 25, 1781. Sally, ch. Thomas Jr. and Sarah, Dec. 5, 1802. ... Susanna, ch. Josiah and Marcy, June t8, 1732. Sylvanus (see ..."

7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"In the summer which preceded his own elevation, that general had been chosen to deliver Gaul from the tyranny of the Barbarians ; but Sylvanus soon ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1871)
"After a reign of only twenty-eight days, Sylvanus was assassinated: the soldiers who, ... was perfectly well informed of the conduct ind fate of Sylvanus. ..."

9. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"In the summer which preceded his own elevation, that general had been chosen to deliver Gaul from the tyranny of the barbarians; but Sylvanus soon ..."

10. The Gentleman's Magazine (1861)
"... Worcestershire Architectural Society, 301; Excavations at Pompeii 303 CORRESPONDENCE OF Sylvanus URBAN. —Dr. Samuel Parr and the late Bishop Maltby, ..."

11. The Gentleman's Magazine (1863)
"... OF Sylvanus URBAN.—Family Use of the same Christian Name for a Lengthened Period, 337; Irish Round Towers, 338; Anglo-Saxon ..."

12. Vital Records of Norton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Norton, Mass, Norton (Mass, Norton (Mass.) (1906)
"Sylvanus Jr. and Sarah, Apr. 25, 1781. Sally, ch. Thomas Jr. and Sarah, Dec. 5, 1802. ... Susanna, ch. Josiah and Marcy, June t8, 1732. Sylvanus (see ..."

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