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[sig-nuh] /ˈsɪg nə/
(used imperatively, in prescriptions) mark; write; label.
Origin of signa
< Latin signā, 2nd person singular present imperative active of signāre; see sign Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • signa would not come that way now, since he had to be in the town for the evening.

  • signa and Nelse were staying on with Alexandra until winter.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • signa had shyly asked to have the wedding put off until Emil came home.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • signa followed him across the wagon-shed to the horses' stable.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • signa held the lantern so that he could see to buckle the straps.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • When they got home, signa had a fire burning in the sitting-room stove.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • signa asked permission to sleep on the slat lounge outside her door.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • Well, I was only a little lad, too, but why could not I become what “signa” dreamed of being?

    The House of Pride Jack London
  • There is a play on the double meaning of signa, "signs" and "statues."

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • signa is reached after crossing the Arno for the first time.

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