Definition of signoria in English:

signoria

noun

historical
  • The governing body of any of various Italian republics.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Thomas (d. 1554), scholar, administrator, and alleged traitor. From Italian signoria, specific use of signoria.

Pronunciation

signoria

/ˌsiːnjɔːˈriːə//ˌsiːnjəˈriːə/