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viscountess

[vahy-koun-tis] /ˈvaɪˌkaʊn tɪs/
noun
1.
the wife or widow of a viscount.
2.
a woman holding in her own right a rank equivalent to that of a viscount.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see viscount, -ess
Usage note
See -ess.
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British Dictionary definitions for viscountess

viscountess

/ˈvaɪkaʊntɪs/
noun
1.
the wife or widow of a viscount
2.
a woman who holds the rank of viscount in her own right
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