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Meaning of MARQUISE

Pronunciation:  mâr'keez

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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
  2. [n]  a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
 
 Synonyms: marchioness, marquee
 
 See Also: canopy, Francoise d'Aubigne, Francoise-Athenais de Rochechouart, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Lady, Madame de Maintenon, Maintenon, Marquise de Maintenon, Marquise de Montespan, Marquise de Pompdour, Montespan, noblewoman, peeress, Pompadour

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar`quise"\, n. [F. See {Marquis}, and cf. {Marquee}.]
The wife of a marquis; a marchioness.

 

 

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