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[sin-yawr-uh, -yohr-uh; Portuguese si-nyaw-ruh]
noun, plural se·nho·ras [sin-yawr-uh z, -yohr-uh z; Portuguese si-nyaw-ruh sh] /sɪnˈyɔr əz, -ˈyoʊr əz; Portuguese sɪˈnyɔ rəʃ/.
  1. a Portuguese term of address equivalent to Mrs., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a married or older woman. Abbreviation: Sra.
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Origin of senhora

1795–1805; < Portuguese, feminine of senhor
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