- a device or emblem.
- a motto.
Origin of impresa
Examples from the Web for impresa
Historical Examples of impresa
Every one from the highest rank downwards had his personal devise or impresa, or more often a series of them.Jewellery
H. Clifford Smith,
Her impresa, the crescent of Diana, is conspicuous on his palaces, and he even caused it to be engraved upon his coins.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things
Edmund Fillingham King
She assumed as her impresa the chantepleure, with the sorrowful motto: “Plus ne m'est rien: rien ne m'est plus.”Illuminated Manuscripts
John W. Bradley
- an emblem or device, usually a motto, as on a coat of arms