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For women, the titles are: duchess, marchioness, countess, viscountess, and baroness.
The Queen can choose from five titles for a man -- duke, marquess, earl, viscount or baron -- and for a woman -- duchess, marchioness, countess, viscountess and baroness.
Other people of color have married into the aristocracy, including the viscountess of Weymouth, Emma Thynn, whose father is Nigerian.
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VISCOUNTESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of viscountess for English Language Learners
: the wife or widow of a viscount
: a woman who has the rank of a viscount
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