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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 syl·van /ˈsɪlvən/
 (a.)森林的;森林中的;樹木的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sil·van a.  Of or pertaining to woods; composed of woods or groves; woody. [Written also sylvan.]
 Betwixt two rows of rocks, a silvan scene
 Appears above, and groves forever green.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Syl·van a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a sylva; forestlike; hence, rural; rustic.
    The traditional memory of a rural and a sylvan region . . . is usually exact as well as tenacious.   --De Quincey.
 2. Abounding in forests or in trees; woody.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Syl·van, n.  A fabled deity of the wood; a satyr; a faun; sometimes, a rustic.
 Her private orchards, walled on every side,
 To lawless sylvans all access denied.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Syl·van, n.  Chem. A liquid hydrocarbon obtained together with furfuran (tetrol) by the distillation of pine wood; -- called also methyl tetrol, or methyl furfuran.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sylvan
      adj : relating to or characteristic of wooded regions; "a shady
            sylvan glade" [syn: silvan]
      n : a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods [syn: silvan]