Definition of marchesa in English:

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marchesa

Pronunciation: /märˈkāzə/

noun (plural marchese /-ˈkāzā/)

An Italian marchioness.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Italian, feminine of marchese.

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Syllabification: mar·che·sa

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