contessa

[ kawn-tes-sah; English kuh n-tes-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF contessa
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"Julietta is a dear girl," said the Contessa in a warm voice.

So, indeed, had the young Contessa prophesied, in sprightly conclusion.

The Contessa di Lucoli passed in her dog-cart, driving a big roan.

Miss Bartlett was unconvinced by the safety of Contessa Baroncelli's daughters.

Ask the Contessa if I have not achieved a beau succes with her Angora cat.

"I hope you have not come to scold me, Cardinal Ugolini," the contessa rasped.

He had seen this man the night of the contessa's reception for the Tartars.

Sophia opened her eyes wide and looked the contessa full in the face.

"No, I am a good daughter of the Church," said the contessa.

The contessa might prove to be against them, and Daoud might still be doomed.

WORD ORIGIN

1819, from Italian contessa, from Medieval Latin cometissa (see countess).

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