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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Duchess \Duch"ess\, n. [F. duchesse, fr. duc duke.] The wife or widow of a duke; also, a lady who has the sovereignty of a duchy in her own right. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

duchess n 1: the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right