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n. - A noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess; The wife or widow of a marquis.

Usage examples (32)
  • The marchioness was a woman of the world, while her husband's interests were confined to his books.
  • Of course, to become a marchioness was a substantial lure as well, especially when Raoul talked of the family estates in the Loire.
  • "Let us first state that the ancestors of the marchioness were the
  • The marchioness was a woman of the world, while her husband’s interests were confined to his books. for more
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