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

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EtymologyEdit

viscount +‎ -ess

NounEdit

viscountess ‎(plural viscountesses)

  1. The wife of a viscount.
  2. A woman holding the rank of viscount 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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