marquesa

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

marquesa f (plural marqueses)

  1. feminine equivalent of marquès
  2. A marchioness. (the wife of a marquis)

Usage notes[edit]

As with many female noble titles, this term can mean either a woman who holds such a title in her own right, or the wife of a man who holds the equivalent male title.


Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

marquesa

  1. marchioness

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Marquês (marquess) +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marquesa f (plural marquesas)

  1. marchioness (wife of a marquess)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French marquis

Noun[edit]

marquesa f (plural marquesas)

  1. marchioness

See also[edit]