marchioness marchioness  /ˈmɑr ʃə nɪs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the wife or widow of a marquis
  2. (n) a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess

Usage(s):

  • The hot word: he plans on marrying his current traveling companion, a voluptuous Nea politan named Irma Capece Minutolo, 20, whose right to be called a marchioness was recently .

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