Sylvanus


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Syl·va·nus

 (sĭl-vā′nəs)
n. Roman Mythology
Variant of Silvanus.

Sylvanus

(sɪlˈveɪnəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) a variant spelling of Silvanus
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Noun1.Sylvanus - (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocksSylvanus - (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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Rejoicing, singing songs, honoring her as their Queen, waving branches, scattering flowers beneath her feet, they lead her to their chief Sylvanus. He, too, receives her kindly, and in the wood she lives with these wild creatures until there she finds a new knight named Satyrane, with whom she once more sets forth to seek the Red Cross Knight.
Because Gibraltar's macaques (Macaca sylvanus) have frequent contact with humans, we assayed 79 macaques for antibodies to enzootic primate viruses.
Forty-six years ago, on May 12, 1962, as the United States was beginning to get more deeply involved in what would become our nation's most politically divisive war, retired General of the Army Douglas MacArthur returned to his beloved West Point to receive the Sylvanus Thayer Award and delivered one of the most memorable and timeless speeches about the American soldier.
Identity thief Sylvanus Taniform-Santo, 30, was in the check-in queue at Cardiff International Airport to board a flight to Toronto when he was stopped by an airport security guard.
Sylvanus Wenas told Kyodo News by telephone from the provincial capital of Jayapura that Eluay was detained Wednesday morning and that he will be questioned on his alleged involvement in antigovernment activities.
James Inman was ordered into solitary confinement, on bread and water, "on strong suspicion of his having stolen the Pocket Book of Mr [Holton] out of said [Holton's] pocket at a time when sd [Holton's] Coat was hitch'd on a Nail in Blacksmith's Shop." Further investigation revealed a conspiracy, and Sylvanus Cahoon, Ephraim Davis, and James Stearns followed Inman into solitary cells.
They include Ezekiel Machogu (Nyaribari Masaba), Sylvanus Osoro (South Mugirango), Shadrack Mose (Kitutu Masaba), Jerusha Momanyi (Nyamira Woman Rep), Oroo Oyioka (Bonchari), Richard Tongi (Nyaribari Chache), Alfa Miruka (Bomachoge Chache) and Bomachoge Borabu's Zadock Ogutu.
'Goodbye 'Sylvanus' May the Lord receive your soul...Your role in 'DOGOOD' brought smiles to many.
The MPs, who were addressing a press conference at Parliament buildings, said that such a move was bound to fail since the Orange party does not have the numbers both in the Senate and the National Assembly.The MPs at the press conference included Didmus Barasa (Kimilili), Sylvanus Osoro (South Mugirango), Purity Ngirici (Kirinyaga MP), Cate Waruguru (Laikipia MP), Nixon Korir (Lang'ata), Kipsengret Koros (Sigowet-Soin), Benjamin Mwangi (Embakasi Central), Joyce Korir (Bomet MP), Tecla Tum (Nandi), Gideon Keter (nominated), Caleb Kositany (Soi).
Sylvanus Dung Dung, hero of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, was overwhelmed after meeting some of the greats from earlier eras.
Among other town residents who served in the war were Tisdale Atwood, Joseph Lamb, Russell White, Sylvanus Town, David Wait, John Butler, Edward H.
Commander of the fleet, Commondore Sylvanus Chiwunemba, stated that the warship was provided to the Nigerian Navy by the United States Coast Guard free of cost.