Definición de courtesan en inglés:

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courtesan

Pronunciación: /ˈkôrdəzən/
Pronunciación: /ˈkôrdəzan/

sustantivo

A prostitute, especially one with wealthy or upper-class clients.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Punning on the meaning of grande as tall or as grand in the social sense, the seventeenth-century commentator noted the reference to the courtesans and prostitutes of Venice.
  • Geishas broke apart from courtesans / prostitutes sometime around the 1500s- 1600s, so the two are somewhat similar.
  • Nobody in Japan would dream of confusing top Gion geisha with high - class courtesans, let alone prostitutes, the myth that continues to prevail about geisha in the West.

Origen

Mid 16th century: from French courtisane, from obsolete Italian cortigiana, feminine of cortigiano 'courtier', from corte (see court).

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División en sílabas: cour·te·san

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