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a term of address for a man


(sɪnˈyɔr, -ˈyoʊr)

n., pl. se•nhors, se•nho•res (sɪnˈyɔr eɪs, -ˈyoʊr-)
a Portuguese or Brazilian term of address for a man, equivalent to sir or Mr. Abbr.: Sr.
[1785–95; < Portuguese < Vulgar Latin *senior lord]
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Noun1.Senhor - a Portuguese title of respect; equivalent to English `Mr'
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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RANGERS took a massive step closer to qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League by holding the silky senhors of Barcelona.
39) `En Fransa et in Beriu / Et a Peitieus et a Tots / Quer nostre Senhor secors / Pel Turcs que.