Italian from Medieval Latin seniorlordfrom Latin elderseniorSense 2, Italian pl. ofsignorasignora
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Signore Sentence Examples
Growing up out of the captain of the people or signore of the commune, the tyrant annihilated both parties for his own profit and for the peace of the state.
His nephew Martino followed as podesta in 1256, and in 1259 as signore of Milan - the first time such a title was heard in Italy.
In spite of all this complicated machinery of checks and balances, revolution followed upon revolution, nor could an occasional reign of terror be prevented like that of the Signore Gauthier de Brienne, duke of Athens (1342-1343).
Mondolfo, P. Petrucci signore di Siena (Siena, 1899).