an Italian noblewoman, equivalent in rank to a marquise.
the wife or widow of a marchese.
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How to use marchesa in a sentence
Weinstein Heir in Play: marchesa co-designer Georgina Chapman gave birth to a son last Thursday, sources tell Page Six.Daft Punk Stars in Saint Laurent Ads; Georgina Chapman Reportedly "Produces a Weinstein Heir" | The Fashion Beast Team | April 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pearl by Georgina Chapman of marchesa will launch on March 1st, ranging in price from $70 to $100.Georgina Chapman Designs for J.C. Penny; Chuck Hagel's Fashion Grade | The Fashion Beast Team | February 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Ariel, of The Little Mermaid, has exchanged her wide-eyed innocence for a cleavage-baring marchesa gown and a suggestive pose.Disney Characters Are Slimmed Down For Barneys and Harrods Holiday Campaigns | Misty White Sidell | November 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the past few years, marchesa has become a celebrity favorite.
marchesa is a brand about fantasy and otherworldliness, not the kind of glamour that unfolds on 42nd Street.
The marchesa Baroli, at Turin, provided for his maintenance, by engaging him as her secretary and librarian.My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
The salons of the marchesa in the Palazzo Roccagiovine were much frequented.The Child of Pleasure | Gabriele D'Annunzio
He offered his arm to the marchesa, and together they made the rounds of the regal apartments.Romance of Roman Villas | Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
The marchesa's back was turned; but Frank could see that she was weeping.
That night the marchesa left her husband's halls—never to return.Auriol | W. Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for marchesa
(in Italy) the wife or widow of a marchese; marchioness
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