noun, plural con·tes·se [kawn-tes-se], /kɔnˈtɛs sɛ/, English con·tes·sas.Italian.
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Example sentences from the Web for contessa
Then Simon was bowing before the contessa, acutely aware of Sophia standing beside her.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
The Contessa was alone, Aurora having gone out with her mother's maid.
Lady Randolph, afraid of what she had done, yet virulent against the Contessa, had suggested that it should be given up.Sir Tom|Mrs. Oliphant
She was quite beside herself, and the Contessa motioned the girl away.
Nina looked long at the royal box, and could well believe the contessa's account.The Title Market|Emily Post