noun, plural si·gno·ries.
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In recognition of his services the Venetian Signory conferred the title of nobility upon him, with a palace and a pension.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
The Florentine Signory, however, stated that they would have nothing to do with the matter.
The power of the plebeians was thus increased and that of the Signory weakened.History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy|Niccolo Machiavelli
Marino Zorzi, the new Venetian ambassador, first mentioned the project to his signory November 26th.
The Guelphs sought refuge in neighbouring castles, whither reinforcements reached them from the Florentine Signory.The Two First Centuries of Florentine History|Pasquale Villari