Definition of Barony

1. Noun. The estate of a baron.

Generic synonyms: Acres, Demesne, Estate, Land, Landed Estate



2. Noun. The rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness.
Exact synonyms: Baronetcy
Generic synonyms: Rank

3. Noun. The domain of a baron.
Generic synonyms: Demesne, Domain, Land

Definition of Barony

1. n. The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron.

Definition of Barony

1. Noun. A dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire. ¹

2. Noun. A medieval land measure equal to 4000 acres (100 hides). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barony

1. the domain of a baron [n -ONIES]

Medical Definition of Barony

1. Origin: OF. Baronie, F. Baronnie, LL. Baronia. See Baron. 1. The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron. 2. In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 252 of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It may be held by a commoner. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barony

baronetcies
baronetcy
baronetise
baronetize
baronets
barong
barongs
baronial
baronially
baronies
baronne
baronnes
baronries
baronry
barons
barony (current term)
barophile
barophiles
barophilic
baroque
baroque organ
baroque organs
baroque pearl
baroque pearls
baroque piety
baroquely
baroqueness
baroques
baroquey
baroreceptor

Literary usage of Barony

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1. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United by George Edward Cokayne (1896)
"Sussex, barony for life (Darey), cr. 13 Aug. ... Bedford, barony (Peel), a: 9 May 1895. ... Leicester, barony, cr. June 1806 ; вее " RUTLAND," dukedom. ..."

2. Constitutional History of the House of Lords by Luke Owen Pike (1894)
"Peer In the fifteenth year of Charles I, however, Roger Stafford, The fine Esquire, levied a fine, to the King, of the honour, state, the 'barony degree, ..."

3. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"The Proportions in this County are to be distributed in this Manner :— Connor Roe MacGuire (79) hath his Majesty's word for the whole barony of ..."

4. The Law Reports by John Fraser Macqueen, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1869)
"We must, therefore, look to some period subsequent to the creation of the barony for the origin of the alleged rela- "• tiou to it of the piece of ground in ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"There are five denominations in Naas barony, seven in Kilka and Moon barony, ... barony, nine in Claine barony, five in Carbury barony, one in Connel barony ..."

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