Sylvia


Sylvia

Sylvia may refer to:
*a feminine given name of Latin origin, also spelled Silvia.

Persons

*Sylvia Boots, an adult film star transsexual
*Sylvia Browne, a American psychic
*Sylvia Crawley (born 1972), an American basketball player
*Sylvia (singer) (Sylvia Jane Kirby), a country music singer, who had a number of hits during the early 1980s
*Sylvia Likens
*Sylvia Plath, American poet
*Sylvia Robinson, member of Mickey & Sylvia and 1970s disco singer
*Sylvia Ruuska (born 1942), American medley and freestyle swimmer
*Sylvia Sleigh, artist, feminist, noted for placing men in traditionally female poses within her paintings
*Sylvia Tyson, née Fricker, of the Canadian duet Ian and Sylvia
*Sylvie Vartan, a famous French singer
*Sylwia Gruchała, Polish fencer
*Tim Sylvia, former UFC heavyweight champion

In science

*"Sylvia", a genus of birds (see typical warbler)
*87 Sylvia, an asteroid

In culture

*Sylvia's Restaurant of Harlem
*"Sylvia" (novel), a 2006 historical novel by Bryce Courtenay
*one of three films:
**"Sylvia" (1965 film)
**"Sylvia" (1985 film), a New Zealand film
**"Sylvia" (2003 film), a British film
*"Sylvia" (play), a play about a dog by A.R. Gurney
*"Sylvia" (ballet) or "Sylvia ou La Nymphe de Diane", a classical ballet with music written by Léo Delibes in 1876
*"Tales from Planet Sylvia", a collection of comic strips by Nicole Hollander

ee also

* Silvia


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  • Sylvia — puede referirse a: Sylvia, nombre propio femenino de origen latino, variante de Silvia; Sylvia, cantante. Ciencia (87) Silvia, asteroide; Sylvia, género de ave passeriforme; Artes Sylvia o Sylvia ou La Nymphe de Diane (1876), ballet clásico con… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sylvia — steht für: eine Variante von Silvia, einem weiblichen Vornamen (87) Sylvia, einen Asteroiden im äußeren Bereich des Asteroiden Hauptgürtels Sylvia (Ballett) (Sylvia ou La Nymphe de Diane), ein Ballett von Léo Delibes Grasmücken, eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SYLVIA — nomen quo Ilia Romuli mater vocata est. Virg. Aen. l. 7. v. 487. Assuetum imperiis soror omnis Sylvia curâ, Mollibus intexens ornabat cornua sertis. Ovid. Fastor. l. 2. v. 383. Sylvia Vestalis caelestia semina partu Ediderat, patruô regna tenente …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Sylvia — Sylvia, KS U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 297 Housing Units (2000): 142 Land area (2000): 0.287091 sq. miles (0.743563 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.287091 sq. miles (0.743563 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sylvia, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 297 Housing Units (2000): 142 Land area (2000): 0.287091 sq. miles (0.743563 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.287091 sq. miles (0.743563 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sylvia Ng — Sylvia Meow Eng Ng (* 24. September 1949 in Johor Bahru) ist eine ehemalige Badmintonspielerin aus Malaysia. Karriere Ihren ersten großen internationalen Erfolg feierte Sylvia Ng 1969 bei den Südostasienspielen, wo sie das Dameneinzel für sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sylvia — (Гашум,Австрия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Obertrantrauas 79A, 6793 Гашум, Ав …   Каталог отелей

  • Sylvĭa [1] — Sylvĭa (Silvia), s. Rhea 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sylvĭa [2] — Sylvĭa (Silvia), s. Sänger 3) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sylvĭa — Sylvĭa, Grasmücke; Sylviidae (Sänger), Familie der Sperlingsvögel; Sylviinae, echte Sänger …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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