noun (plural marchese /-ˈkāzā/)
An Italian marchioness.
- For the first three decades of the twentieth century, the fabled Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) triumphed as the brightest star in European society.
- Marchesa Casati presently has three descendants, Lady Moorea Hastings and her sons.
Italian, feminine of marchese.
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