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also Syl·va·nus  (sĭl-vā′nəs)
n. Roman Mythology
A god of forests, fields, and herding.


(sɪlˈveɪnəs) or


(Classical Myth & Legend) Roman myth the Roman god of woodlands, fields, and flocks. Greek counterpart: Pan
[Latin: from silva woodland]
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Noun1.Silvanus - (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocksSilvanus - (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocks; Pan is the Greek counterpart
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
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In shadier Bower More sacred and sequesterd, though but feignd, PAN or SILVANUS never slept, nor Nymph, Nor FAUNUS haunted.
The MPs are Kericho Woman Representative Florence Bore, Hilary Koske (Kipkelion West), Joseph Limo (Kipkelion East), Japheth Mutai (Bureti), Nelson Koech (Belgut), Silvanus Martim (Ainamoi) and Kericho Senator Aron Cheruyoit.
Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians .
Silvanus seeks win number three Silvanus was the one who denied Lexington Place two years ago and bids for a third success in a race he also landed in 2014.
Madelene Silvanus-Hershiser, the daughter of Victoria Silvanus and James Hershiser, was a leader in the Women in Science and Engineering program, and has studied dance and ballet for 15 years.
Outrage finished fourth, beaten just under two lengths by Silvanus, but would have unquestionably got much closer had he enjoyed better fortune.
In her anticipated fiction debut, The Undoing of Saint Silvanus, Beth Moore weaves an introspective, genre-bending narrative.
She explained that Silas is the contracted form of Silvanus, and that Silvanus is an important character in the New Testament, a friend of the apostles Paul and Timothy.
JHARKHAND has produced many legendary hockey players, including Olympians Jaipal Singh, Manohar Topno and Silvanus Dung Dung.
Recently the Economist caught up with self-made artsmen, 23-year old Silvanus Mushimba, a Vocational Training Centre student who, after many setbacks, still manages to continue making a name for himself in local arts circles.
Residents living on the volcano's slope should take refuge to places located two to three kilometers away from the crater," ANTARA quoted head of the Sikka district disaster mitigation body (BPBD) Silvanus Tibo as saying.
However, on the possibility of an actual Petrine circle including Mark and Silvanus (1 Pt 5:12, 13), or, as he speaks of it, a "Petrine school," at Rome, H.