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[vee-kawnt] /viˈkɔ̃t/
noun, plural vicomtes
[vee-kawnt] /viˈkɔ̃t/ (Show IPA)
a French viscount.
Origin of vicomte
< French: viscount Unabridged
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  • "I shall not keep you waiting, Monsieur," was the vicomte's answer.

    The Trampling of the Lilies Rafael Sabatini
  • His aunt also wished it, but she did not think it time yet to tell the vicomte.

    Lorraine Robert W. Chambers
  • The vicomte was, however, so poor that the loss of that income was no trifle to him.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • It was the son of vicomte Jean, who was laughing at his grandfather.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina
  • He refused to allow these taunts to affect his calm as the vicomte had hoped they would.

    The Grey Cloak Harold MacGrath
  • Was it despair at his lack of success, or did the vicomte feel any remorse?

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina
  • But before Victor could recover and guard the vicomte lunged, and his point came out dully red between Victor's shoulder-blades.

    The Grey Cloak Harold MacGrath
  • The vicomte was deeply in debt, and his creditors became impatient.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina
  • I could not conceal my fears, even from the vicomte de la Notte.

  • Take it, vicomte, it is yours, since she would have none of it.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina
British Dictionary definitions for vicomte


/French vikɔ̃t/
a French noble holding a rank corresponding to that of a British viscount or viscountess
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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