senhora

noun
se·​nho·​ra | \ si-ˈnyȯr-ə How to pronounce senhora (audio) \

Definition of senhora

: a married Portuguese or Brazilian woman used as a title equivalent to Mrs.

First Known Use of senhora

1802, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for senhora

Portuguese, feminine of senhor

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“Senhora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senhora. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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