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[mahr-keez; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈkiz/

noun, plural marquises
[mahr-kee-ziz; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈki zɪz; French marˈkiz/ (Show IPA)
the wife or widow of a marquis.
a lady holding the rank equal to that of a marquis.

(often used with a plural verb) British. (def 3).
Also called marquise chair. French Furniture. a wide bergère.
/mɑːˈkiːz; French markiz/
(in various countries) another word for marchioness

another name for marquee (sense 2)


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