Segni

[se-nyee]
noun
  1. An·to·nio [ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1891–1972, Italian teacher, lawyer, and statesman: president 1962–64.

segno

[seyn-yoh, sen-yoh; Italian se-nyaw]
noun, plural se·gni [seyn-yee, sen-yee; Italian se-nyee] /ˈseɪn yi, ˈsɛn yi; Italian ˈsɛ nyi/. Music.
  1. a sign.
  2. a sign or mark at the beginning or end of a section to be repeated.

Origin of segno

1905–10; < Italian < Latin signum a sign
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Examples from the Web for segni

Contemporary Examples of segni

  • At the same time, said Segni, “The left in Italy that supports Hamas must also reflect on their actions.”

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    Italy Suddenly Gets Ugly for Jews

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    July 29, 2014

Historical Examples of segni

  • But, if such there be, they do not force themselves on the eye on one's entrance into Segni.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • Segni belongs to the same class of hill-fortress as Norba, not the same class as Cori.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • Gavignano was the scene of the third festival; it is a small town, lying at the foot of Segni.

  • The visitor to Segni will find difficulties in studying the history on the spot second only to those which he finds at Norba.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • And at its eastern end the hill rises to form a truer akropolis, with a steeper path up to it, than can be seen at Segni or Norba.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman


British Dictionary definitions for segni

segno

noun plural -gni (-njiː, Italian -ɲɲi)
  1. music a sign at the beginning or end of a section directed to be repeatedSymbol: , :S:

Word Origin for segno

Italian: a sign, from Latin signum
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