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si·gno·re

 (sēn-yôr′ā, -yō′rĕ)
n.
1. pl. si·gno·ri (-yôr′ē, -yō′rē) Abbr. Sig. or S. Used as a form of polite address for a man in an Italian-speaking area.
2. A plural of signora.

[Italian, from Medieval Latin senior, lord, from Latin, elder; see senior. Sense 2, Italian, pl. of signora; see signora.]

signore

(siːnˈjɔːriː; Italian siɲˈɲore)
n, pl -ri (-rɪ; Italian -ri)
(Peoples) an Italian man: a title of respect equivalent to sir
[Italian, ultimately from Latin senior an elder, from senex an old man]

si•gno•re

(sɪnˈyɔr eɪ, -ˈyoʊr eɪ; It. siˈnyɔ rɛ)

n., pl. si•gno•ri (sɪnˈyɔr i, -ˈyoʊr i; It. siˈnyɔ ri)
a conventional Italian title of respect for a man, usu. used separately.
[1585–95; < Italian < Latin senior; see senior]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.signore - an Italian title of respect for a man; equivalent to the English `sir'; used separately (not prefixed to his name)
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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We were just finishing, Signore, Orazio Lomellini says.
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