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señora

[seyn-yawr-uh, -yohr-uh, seen-; Spanish se-nyaw-rah] /seɪnˈyɔr ə, -ˈyoʊr ə, sin-; Spanish sɛˈnyɔ rɑ/
noun, plural señoras
[seyn-yawr-uh z, -yohr-, seen-; Spanish se-nyaw-rahs] /seɪnˈyɔr əz, -ˈyoʊr-, sin-; Spanish sɛˈnyɔ rɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a Spanish term of address equivalent to Mrs., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a married or older woman.
Abbreviation: Sra.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Spanish, feminine of señor
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señora

/sɛˈnjɔːrə; Spanish seˈɲora/
noun (pl) -ras (-rəz; Spanish) (-ras)
1.
a married Spanish or Spanish-speaking woman: a title of address equivalent to Mrs when placed before a name or madam when used alone
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