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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The wife or widow of a count in the nobility of Continental Europe; Also: A woman who has such a rank in her own right.

Usage examples (31)
  • "I will go to the contessa with you," said Sophia.
  • Simon had been waiting for the contessa to appear.
  • Monaldeschi palace, I do hope to meet the contessa.
  • Sophia prayed that the contessa would agree to help. for more
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