[sin-yawr-uh, -yohr-uh; Portuguese si-nyaw-ruh]
- 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.
Origin of senhora
1795–1805; < Portuguese, feminine of senhor
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Examples from the Web for senhora
But one thing now remained,—to make my adieu to the senhora.
And the senhora, Fred; how goes your fortune in that quarter?
The senhora was in the room, and in one moment I was beside her.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)
We bade him and Senhora Joséfa and their two daughters farewell.On the Banks of the Amazon
Senhora, he said, thy right to receive what guests thou wilt cannot be questioned.Hildebrand