Definition of marchese in English:

marchese

noun

  • An Italian marquis.

    • ‘The feature of the evening was the sale of Van Dyck's large canvas of the Marchese de Spinola for $50000.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation

marchese

/märˈkāzā/