[pom-puh-dawr, -dohr, -doo r; French pawn-pa-door] /ˈpɒm pəˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, -ˌdʊər; French pɔ̃ paˈdur/
Marquise de (Jeanne Antoinette Poisson Le Normant d’Étioles) 1721–64, mistress of Louis XV of France.
an early 18th-century hairstyle for women, having the front hair arranged over a pad to give it greater height and bulk
Marquise de, title of Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. 1721–64, mistress of Louis XV of France (1745–64), whom she greatly influenced
1887 as a men’s hairstyle; 1899 as a woman’s style with the hair swept up over the forehead, in recognition of Jeanne-Antionette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764), mistress of Louis XV from 1745-50, who wore her hair in an upswept style. Used in her lifetime in reference to various fashions, accessories, colors, furniture, etc. The estate of Pompadour is in the Limousin region.
[mahr-kuh-zet, -kwuh-] /ˌmɑr kəˈzɛt, -kwə-/ noun 1. a lightweight open fabric of leno weave in cotton, rayon, silk, or nylon. /ˌmɑːkɪˈzɛt; -kwɪ-/ noun 1. a leno-weave fabric of cotton, silk, etc
[mahr-kwis, mahr-kee; French mar-kee] /ˈmɑr kwɪs, mɑrˈki; French marˈki/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kwi-siz] /ˈmɑr kwɪ sɪz/ (Show IPA), marquis [mahr-keez; French mar-kee] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈki/ (Show IPA) 1. a nobleman ranking next below a duke and above an earl or count. [mahr-keez; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈkiz/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kee-ziz; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈki zɪz; […]
[kweenz-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈkwinzˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ plural noun, Boxing. 1. a set of basic rules for modern boxing, requiring among the main provisions the use of gloves instead of bare knuckles and the 10-second count for a knockout.
[mar-uh-kesh, mar-uh-kesh, muh-rah-kesh] /ˈmær əˌkɛʃ, ˌmær əˈkɛʃ, məˈrɑ kɛʃ/ noun 1. a city in W Morocco. /məˈrækɛʃ; ˌmærəˈkɛʃ/ noun 1. a city in W central Morocco: several times capital of Morocco; tourist centre. Pop: 672 000 (2003)