from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of signor.
- n. A plural of signore.
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- n. Plural form of signor.
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At first they were only called Priors, but to increase their distinction the word signori, or lords, was soon afterward adopted.
Priors, but to increase their distinction the word signori, or lords, was soon afterward adopted.
I've tried for twenty years, signori, and it is hopeless.
The theatre was all a-quiver, signori miei! though I too did not fall short, I too after him.
“Buona sera, signori, rigolleto — hugenotti — traviata!” began the artist, with a theatrical bow.
A process of digging was on view in a remote corner of the Forum, and he presently remarked that if it should please the signori to go and watch it a little they might see something of interest.
He felt he could come near to the strange signori.
But before the signori he was glad also to appear rich.
Yet he liked, above all things, to be near the English signori.
Quite simply, signori miei, that they are in the text if you only bother to look.
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