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marquise

mar·quise

marquise

 
pronunciation:
mar kiz
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the wife or widow of a marquis; marchioness.
definition 2: a woman who holds a title equivalent to that of a marquis.
definition 3: a gem with a pointed oval shape, esp. a diamond, or a ring set with such a gem or gems.
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