Marchesi

marchese

[mahr-key-zey; Italian mahr-ke-ze]
noun, plural marchesi [mahr-key-zee; Italian mahr-ke-zee] .
an Italian nobleman, equivalent in rank to a marquis.

Origin:
1510–20; < Italian; see marquis

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marchese (marˈkeːze)
 
n , pl -si
(in Italy) a nobleman ranking below a prince and above a count; marquis

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