noun British.

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spelling variant of marquis
Can be confusedmarque marquee marquess marquis marquise Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(in the British Isles) a nobleman ranking between a duke and an earl
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