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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Used as a courtesy title before the surname or full name of a married woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
  • n. Used as a form of polite address for a woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
  • n. A Spanish or Spanish-speaking woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Spanish title of courtesy given to a lady; Mrs.; Madam; also, a lady.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lady; in address, madam; as a title, Mrs.: the feminine of señor: in Spanish use.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Spanish title or form of address for a married woman; similar to the English `Mrs' or `madam'

Etymologies

Spanish, feminine of señor, señor; see señor.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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