Definition of Contessa

1. Noun. A countess, often specifically an Italian countess ¹



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Definition of Contessa

1. an Italian countess [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contessa

contentiously
contentiousness
contentless
contently
contentment
contentments
contents
conterminable
conterminal
conterminant
conterminate
conterminous
conterminously
conterminousness
contes
contessa (current term)
contessas
contesseration
contest
contest competition
contest shape
contestability
contestable
contestant
contestants
contestation
contestations
contested
contestee
contester

Literary usage of Contessa

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1. Memoirs of Youth, Things Seen and Known 1847-1860: Things Seen and Known by Giovanni Visconti Venosta (1914)
"The attitude of the peasants. — The journey to Bellinzona. — The appearance of the town. — The news gathered by the contessa ..."

2. Marotz by John Ayscough (1908)
"CHAPTER VII WHEN they sat down to supper the party consisted of three gentlemen and three ladies, for the contessa had joined them a little earlier. ..."

3. The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington by Richard Robert Madden (1855)
"THE contessa AMERICA VESPUCCI. IN 1839, I had the pleasure of being acquainted with this remarkable lady. She was then about thirty years of age, ..."

4. Teatro comico by Tommaso Gherardi del Testa, Harry Glicksman (1870)
"contessa. Oh certamente! Marchesa. Voi non siete mai andata a trovarla? ... Mi pare, contessa, di trovare una certa freddezza in voi, ogni qual volta vi si ..."

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