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signorina

[ seen-yaw-ree-nuh; Italian see-nyaw-ree-nah ]
/ 藢sin y蓴藞ri n蓹; Italian 藢si ny蓴藞ri n蓱 /
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noun, plural si路gno路ri路nas, Italian si路gno路ri路ne [see-nyaw-ree-ne]. /藢si ny蓴藞ri n蓻/.
a conventional Italian term of address or title of respect for a girl or unmarried woman, either used separately or prefixed to the name.
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Origin of signorina

1810鈥20; <Italian; diminutive of signorasignora; see -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for signorina

signorina
/ (藢si藧nj蓴藧藞ri藧n蓹, Italian si刹刹o藞rina) /

noun plural -nas or -ne (Italian -ne)
an unmarried Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Miss when placed before a name or madam or miss when used alone

Word Origin for signorina

Italian, diminutive of signora
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