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also syl·va (sĭl′və)
n. pl. sil·vas or sil·vae (-vē) also syl·vas or syl·vae
1. The trees or forests of a region.
2. A written work on the trees or forests of a region.

[Latin, forest.]


(Botany) a variant spelling of sylva


or syl•va

(ˈsɪl və)

n., pl. -vas.
the forest trees of a particular area.
[1840–50; < New Latin; Latin: woodland]

Sylva, Silva

 a collection of literary pieces or poems; a thesaurus of words or phrases, 1787; the trees of a particular region or period, collectively, 1846.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silva - the forest trees growing in a country or region
timberland, woodland, forest, timber - land that is covered with trees and shrubs
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The most important thing to do now is to build the resilience of poor people to face the impacts of conflicts and climate change, Jose Graziano da Silva, the Director-General of FAO told the UN agency's Council meeting in Rome, Monday.
Juraci Da Silva,of Park Lane Apartments, Waterford, was found not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of James "Jay" Banville by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last month.
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Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides discussed environmental issues with the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Graziano Da Silva, on Thursday.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 21 August 2017: Habiba Da Silva has launched a new collection of scarves, which is appropriately dubbed 'Skin' and is inclusive of each skin tone.
In a plot twist befitting a telenovela, Brazil's wildly popular former president, Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva (2003-2011), has been convicted of corruption and money laundering.
Self-employed wholesaler Victor Da Silva, 39, and his neighbours had repeatedly complained to Conwy council and the police about commercial vehicles parking in Queen's Road, Craig y Don, Llandudno.
A tiny crowd at the Olympic Stadium in Rio saw Thiago Braz Da Silva fight through the driving rain to claim pole vault gold late on Monday night.
ROME, May 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Minister of Public Works and State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al-Omair and FAO Director General Jose Graziano da Silva discussed on Friday affording Kuwaitis the opportunity to work for FAO either at its headquarters or in any of its many regional offices.
Astonishingly, however, she appears to have felt she had political capital to spare last week when she appointed her predecessor and political mentor, Luiz In'e1cio Lula da Silva, to be chief of staff, a move that largely shields him, for now, from prosecution in the corruption scandal involving his ties to giant construction companies.
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