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noun, plural vi·com·tesses [vee-kawn-tes] /vi kɔ̃ˈtɛs/.
  1. the wife or widow of a vicomte; a French viscountess.
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Origin of vicomtesse

< French, equivalent to vicomte viscount + -esse -ess
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Historical Examples of vicomtesse

  • Am I Vicomtesse of Lavedan, or the wife of a boor of the countryside?

    Bardelys the Magnificent

    Rafael Sabatini

  • On the terrace they found the Vicomtesse and the Baron Giraud.


    Henry Seton Merriman

  • Indeed, the Vicomtesse went to Lucille's room for the purpose.


    Henry Seton Merriman

  • The Vicomtesse was an economist of words, and explained herself no further.


    Henry Seton Merriman

  • The Vicomtesse was shrewd when it came to the question of his whereabouts.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith