marchesa

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noun mar·che·sa \mär-ˈkā-zə\

Definition of marchesa

plural

marchese

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  1. :  an Italian woman holding the rank of a marchese :  marchioness

Origin and Etymology of marchesa

Italian, feminine of marchese


First Known Use: 1754

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