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Line breaks: prin¦ci|pessa
Pronunciation: /ˌprɪntʃɪˈpɛsə

Definition of principessa in English:

noun (plural principesse /ˌprɪntʃɪˈpɛseɪ/)

(In Italy) a princess: [as title]: la Principessa Anna Sabatini
More example sentences
  • There aren't many places where a principessa will ask what you'd like for breakfast.
  • He has crinkle eyes and treats me like a principessa.


Italian, from medieval Latin principissa, from Latin princeps, princip- (see prince).

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