Meaning of “duchess” in the English Dictionary

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"duchess" in British English

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duchessnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʌtʃ.es/ us /ˈdʌtʃ.es/

(the title of) a woman who is married to a duke or who has the rank of duke:

the Duchess of Kent

(Definition of “duchess” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"duchess" in American English

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duchessnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʌtʃ·əs/

(in some countries) the title of a woman who has a very high social rank, or who is the wife of a duke, or the person of that rank

(Definition of “duchess” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)