Senora

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Senora a Spanish title or form of address for a married woman; similar to the English `Mrs' or `madam'
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It's strange that a city with a two letter abreviation (LA) was named after a river called "EL RIO DE SENORA LA REYNA DE LOS ANGELES DE PORCIUNCULA".
    • n Señora A Spanish title of courtesy given to a lady; Mrs.; Madam; also, a lady.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The original name of Los Angeles was El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles del rio Porciuncula, translating into:The Village of our Lady the Queen of the Angels of the Porciuncula River.
    • fem Senora (se-nyō′ra) a lady: in address, madam: as a title, Mrs
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Senora Vigil, watching her go, fell a prey to lively dissatisfaction.
"A Prairie Infanta" by Eva Wilder Brodhead
But the senora will soon have your breakfast.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Senora Morena, the only woman, would sometimes join in this.
"Gold" by Stewart White
She was not a servant in the house, but the senora was one of her patrons.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
I watched him, and as I turned the corner, found him in close whispering with the Senora Beppa.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat
He is a devil with the women, is Armijo and his senora doesn't care a snap.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
I am Senora, not Senorita.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
As for the Senora Ximenes, I merely visit her out of kindness to you as being your relation.
"The Wine-ghosts of Bremen" by Wilhelm Hauff
I went duck-shooting with that man last year, senora.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
Generally speaking, the Mexican senoras and senoritas write, read, and play a little; sew, and take care of their houses and children.
"Women of America" by John Rouse Larus
Curiosity seemed to be the one governing emotion of the senora.
"Leerie" by Ruth Sawyer
And it was a nightly battle of words, to be settled only by the Senora, who should sit next her at supper.
"The White Plumes of Navarre" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
Maximina hardly recognized herself: she was surprised to appear such a respectable and elegant senora.
"Maximina" by Armando Palacio Valdés
El Senor Don Cougar and his senora lived here, too, until they went into the sheep business with Surly Brown's new flock.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
Alfonso was out and the Senora was alone.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
Senora Angustias had sold the wool in days of stress.
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
I went duck-shooting with that man last year, senora.
"Rodman the Keeper" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
It was now that we saw our industrious and amiable senora preparing for the fair.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
By that date all things should have been arranged and the senora will have found herself another home less lonely than Sobrante.
"Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
The Sebastin Park, so Senora Paluda says, merges into the forest, and once there the way seems clear.
"The Princess Galva" by David Whitelaw
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In news:

Shake senora, stomp the fallen magnolia petals with chuck taylored feet and shake lilacs from the folds of your dinosaur bedsheet toga.
Soffa Alice Senora Soffa, 92, of Elk River, died Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011.
The Virgin Mary takes many names around the world, and in the Dominican Republic she is Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia.
Flavio Santillanes, 72, is a retired priest from Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe church in Pojoaque.
The 187-acre site, known as Nuestra Senora Reina de la Paz (Our Lady Queen of Peace), or simply La Paz, served as the planning and coordination center of the United Farm Workers of America starting in 1971.
Architectural historian Buff Gordon explains the importance of Nuestra Senora de los Remedios during a marker dedication Friday on Aviles Street.
This gold spoon was recovered from the Spanish shipwreck Nuestra Senora de Atocha and is shown in Palm Beach, Fla.
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