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n. pl. si·gno·re (sēn-yôr′ā, -yō′rĕ) or si·gno·ras
Used as a courtesy title for an adult woman, especially a married woman, in an Italian-speaking area, equivalent to Mrs. or Ms. See Usage Note at miss2.
[Italian, feminine of signore, signore; see signore.]
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signora(siːnˈjɔːrə; Italian siɲˈɲora)
n, pl -ras or -re (Italian -re)
(Peoples) a married Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Mrs when placed before a name or madam when used alone
[Italian, feminine of signore]
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si•gno•ra(sɪnˈyɔr ə, -ˈyoʊr ə; It. siˈnyɔ rɑ)
n., pl. -ras, It. -re (-r e).
an Italian term of address for a married woman, equivalent to Mrs.
[1630–40; < Italian; feminine of signore signore]
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|Noun||1.||signora - an Italian title of address equivalent to Mrs. when used before a name|
|2.||Signora - an Italian title or form of address for a married woman|
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
Italian - the Romance language spoken in Italy
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