（Σίλυρες). A powerful people in Britain, inhabiting South
Wales, who long offered a formidable resistance to the Romans, and afterwards to the Saxons
(Tac. Ann. xii. 32). Caractacus (q.v.) was of this nation.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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