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 (ĭn′kŏg-nē′tə, ĭn-kŏg′nĭ-tə)
adv. & adj.
With one's identity disguised or concealed. Used of a woman.
A woman or girl whose identity is disguised or concealed.

[Italian, feminine of incognito, incognito; see incognito.]


a female who is in disguise or unknown; a female incognito


(ˌɪn kɒgˈni tə, ɪnˈkɒg nɪ-)

adv., adj., n., pl. -tas. adv., adj.
1. (of a woman or girl) with one's identity hidden or unknown.
2. a woman or girl who is incognita.
3. the state or disguise of such a woman or girl.
[1660–70; < Italian; feminine of incognito]
References in classic literature ?
But you must be a thorough whaleman, to see these sights; and not only that, but if you wish to return to such a sight again, you must be sure and take the exact intersecting latitude and longitude of your first stand-point, else so chance-like are such observations of the hills, that your precise, previous stand-point would require a laborious re-discovery; like the Solomon islands, which still remain incognita, though once high-ruffed Mendanna trod them and old Figuera chronicled them.
The Rocky Mountains formed a vast barrier between them and the United States, and their stern and awful defiles, their rugged valleys, and the great western plains watered by their rivers, remained almost a terra incognita to the American trapper.
He had recognized by certain unmistakable signs, that his fair incognita belonged to the aristocracy.
All the nobility of Rome will be present, and if your fair incognita belong to the higher class of society, she must go there.
Having sharpened his drill in the Arctic, the ecologist looked south to "terra incognita.
Los ninos manifiestan un mayor rendimiento en los problemas cuando la incognita es la cantidad final; sin embargo, este nivel desciende cuando la incognita se situa en uno de los subconjuntos, especialmente en el primero (Bermejo, 1990; Carpenter, Hiebert y Moser, 1981; De Corte y Verschaffel, 1987).
BETTING FORECAST: 9-10 Vadapolina & Posamina (Coupled), 7-2 Sismix, 5 Chill, 6 Terra Incognita, 8 Fontcia, 12 Woodland Faery, 16 Bold Girl.
The ISLE of PINES, OR, A late Discovery of a fourth ISLAND in Terra Australis, Incognita.
She has work forthcoming in Terra Incognita Mystery, science fiction, vampires, a Western and love--this season's novels have everything.
incognita causes more damage to cotton in the USA than any other pathogen (National Cotton Council of America disease loss estimates, www.
Mire atentamente la incognita y trate de recordar un problema que le sea familiar y que tenga la misma incognita o una incognita similar.
Terra Incognita is a collection of 13 of his pieces from 1975 to the present day and contains Boyd's best minimalist tracks, which are full of synthesisers and strange sounds that really get beneath your skin.