barony


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bar·o·ny

 (băr′ə-nē)
n. pl. bar·o·nies
1. The domain of a baron.
2. The rank or dignity of a baron.

barony

(ˈbærənɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. (Heraldry)
a. the domain of a baron
b. (in Ireland) a division of a county
c. (in Scotland) a large estate or manor
2. (Heraldry) the rank or dignity of a baron
3. a sphere of influence dominated by an industrial magnate or other powerful individual

bar•o•ny

(ˈbær ə ni)

n., pl. -nies.
1. the domain of a baron.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barony - the estate of a baron
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
2.barony - the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baronessbarony - the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
3.barony - the domain of a baron
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
Translations

barony

[ˈbærənɪ] Nbaronía f

barony

[ˈbærəni] nbaronnie f

barony

nBaronie f
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