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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarquessmar‧quess /ˈmɑːkwɪs $ ˈmɑːr-/ noun [countable]  British EnglishPOSITION/RANK a marquis
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marquessThe timbered town house of the marquesses of Huntly, built in 1517, is an interesting museum of local history.At one time, the marquess was said to have been spending £1,200 a week on drugs.The marquess, who inherited the £200 million estate, then ordered Christopher out of his cottage, at Horningsham, Wilts.
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