mar·qués | \märˈkās\
plural marqueses\-āsə̇s, -āsə̇z \

Definition of marqués 

: a marquess in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries

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History and Etymology for marqués

Spanish marqués & Portuguese marquês, from Old Spanish & Old Portuguese, from Old Provençal marques, from marca boundary, boundary land, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marha boundary, boundary land

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