Definition of vicomte in English:

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vicomte

Pronunciation: /ˈviːkɔ̃t/
/ˈviːkɒmt/ /vikɔ̃t/

noun (plural pronounced same)

A French nobleman corresponding in rank to a British or Irish viscount: [as title]: a letter arrived for the young Vicomte de Chagny
More example sentences
  • My dear Rance, there is no need to whip the dear vicomte.
  • Knowing that his singular connection with the vicomte would very soon surface, René was composed at this question, and replied, ‘Sir, I believe that is not your concern.’
  • The message of artistic tolerance as republican state policy was also sounded by the vicomte Henri Delaborde, the perpetual secretary of the Academie des Beaux-Arts.

Origin

French.

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