Origin of marchioness
Examples from the Web for marchioness
Historical Examples of marchioness
As this marriage was null and void, there was no Marchioness of Morella.
Their Majesties would notice also that it was in favour of the Marchioness of Morella.
Don't talk back to me: my daughter will be a marchioness in spite of everyone.The Middle Class Gentleman
They were opposed by the Marchioness of Salisbury, whom the Tories brought forward.Beaux and Belles of England
Amelia is so massive and square; if the girl's so small she'd look like 'the Marchioness.'Jan and Her Job
L. Allen Harker
- the wife or widow of a marquis
- a woman who holds the rank of marquis
Word Origin for marchioness
16c., from Medieval Latin marchionissa, fem. of marchio "marquis," from marca (see marquis (n.)).