signora

noun
si·​gno·​ra | \ sēn-ˈyȯr-ə How to pronounce signora (audio) \
plural signoras or signore\ sēn-​ˈyȯr-​(ˌ)ā How to pronounce signore (audio) \

Definition of signora

: a married Italian woman usually of rank or gentility used as a title equivalent to Mrs.

First Known Use of signora

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for signora

Italian, feminine of signore, signor

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“Signora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signora. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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