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viscountess

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John Hoppner, Portrait of Harriet, Viscountess Duncannon with Her Sons (1787)

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NounEdit

viscountess (plural viscountesses)

  1. The wife of a viscount.
  2. A female member of the peerage who bears the title in her own right.
    Before his own elevation to an earldom, Disraeli's wife was created Viscountess Beaconsfield by Queen Victoria.

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