Definition of marchesa in English:

marchesa

noun

  • An Italian marchioness.

    • ‘For the first three decades of the twentieth century, the fabled Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) triumphed as the brightest star in European society.’
    • ‘Marchesa Casati presently has three descendants, Lady Moorea Hastings and her sons.’

Origin

Italian, feminine of marchese.

Pronunciation:

marchesa

/mɑːˈkeɪzə/