signora

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signora

a married Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Mrs when placed before a name or madam when used alone
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"And a Cockney, besides!" said Lucy, who had been further saddened by the Signora's unexpected accent.
The rooms the Signora promised us in her letter would have looked over the Arno.
"At what age did you leave Greece, signora?" asked he.
I know little of the Signora Beatrice save that Rappaccini is said to have instructed her deeply in his science, and that, young and beautiful as fame reports her, she is already qualified to fill a professor's chair.
At length she returned with a lamp; and Archer, having meanwhile put together a phrase out of Dante and Petrarch, evoked the answer: "La signora e fuori; ma verra subito"; which he took to mean: "She's out--but you'll soon see."
to dinner!" cried the baron, offering his large hand to his daughter, whom he called "Signora Piombellina,"--another symptom of gayety, to which Ginevra replied by a smile.