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[suhl-tn-is] /ˈsʌl tn ɪs/
sultana (defs 2, 3).
Origin of sultaness
1605-15; sultan + -ess
Usage note
See -ess. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • She then related her surprising adventures, which the sultaness heard very patiently, but could scarcely believe.

  • But the sultaness has found out who they are, visits them in prison, and "reconciliations and forgivenesses of injuries" follow.

  • The sultaness finding the success of her project, now thought it time to put the finishing stroke to it.

  • The sultaness is almost persona muta—and indeed her tongue must have required a rest.

  • Believe me, and I understand the matter, that you will live to be a sultaness, if you have any luck.

  • As soon as the sultaness was dressed, she went to the princess's apartment, who was still in bed.

  • Turkish tales; consisting of several extraordinary adventures: with the history of the sultaness of Persia, and the visiers.

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