Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Segni

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

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.
Show More

Origin of segno

1905–10; < Italian < Latin signum a sign
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for segni

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • 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:
Show More

Word Origin

Italian: a sign, from Latin signum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012