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im·pre·sa

 (ĭm-prā′zə)
n.
An emblem or device with a motto.

[Italian, undertaking, impresa; see impresario.]

impresa

(ɪmˈpreɪzə) or

imprese

n
(Heraldry) an emblem or device, usually a motto, as on a coat of arms
[C16: from Italian, literally: undertaking, hence deed of chivalry, motto, from imprendere to undertake; see emprise]

im•pre•sa

(ɪmˈpreɪ zə)

n., pl. -sas, -se (-zeɪ)
an emblem.
[1580–90; < Italian: literally, undertaking]
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