Definition of marchese in English:

marchese

noun

  • An Italian marquis.

    • ‘These five paintings were from the important collection of Giampietro Campana, marchese di Cavelli, in Rome, part of which the Russians acquired in 1861 and installed in the Hermitage.’
    • ‘Giuseppe Panza was seven or eight years old and seated in his uncle's Fiat 501 when he first saw the villa designed in the mid-1700s by an unknown architect for the marchese Paolo Antonio Menafoglio.’
    • ‘The feature of the evening was the sale of Van Dyck's large canvas of the Marchese de Spinola for $50000.’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation:

marchese

/mɑːˈkeɪzeɪ//Italian marˈkeze/