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