What does baron mean?

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ˈbær ənbaron

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baron(noun)

    a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

  2. baron(noun)

    a British peer of the lowest rank

  3. baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon(noun)

    a very wealthy or powerful businessman

    "an oil baron"

Wiktionary

  1. baron(Noun)

    The male ruler of a barony.

    Etymology: From baron, late Latin baro, barōnem (not to be confused with classical bāro, bārōnem "simpleton"),

  2. baron(Noun)

    A male member of the lowest rank of British nobility.

    Etymology: From baron, late Latin baro, barōnem (not to be confused with classical bāro, bārōnem "simpleton"),

  3. baron(Noun)

    A particular cut of beef, made up of a double sirloin.

    Etymology: From baron, late Latin baro, barōnem (not to be confused with classical bāro, bārōnem "simpleton"),

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baron(noun)

    a title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount

  2. Baron(noun)

    a husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife

Freebase

  1. Baron

    Baron is a title of honour, often hereditary, and ranked as one of the lowest titles in the various nobiliary systems of Europe.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. baron

    In England a title of nobility,—the grade between the baronet and viscount,—the lowest grade in the House of Lords.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'baron' in Nouns Frequency: #2770

Anagrams for baron »

  1. aborn, NORBA

  2. Aborn

  3. NORBA

How to pronounce baron?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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How to say baron in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baron in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of baron in a Sentence

  1. Clive Staples Lewis:

    Of all tyrannies a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

  2. Ted Koppel:

    When I disagreed, Sasha Baron Cohen showed me a photograph on Sasha Baron Cohen laptop of a huge inaugural crowd and a man holding a digital clock on a pole, the clock said 11 p.m. My interviewer pointed out that if the crowd was that huge at 11, hours after the actual inauguration, it had to have been the biggest ever.

  3. Johnny Depp:

    It's a lot of fun to revisit the Mad Hatter, it was a gas to get back together with the cast of before, and then the addition of Sacha Baron Cohen certainly upped the stakes quite a lot ... It was great because this particular film .... has a bit more of the Hatter - there are a lot more layers of things going on.

  4. Philipp Meyer:

    The era of the cattle baron is over, the Son.

  5. Nick Drummond:

    We were actually told by a neighbor that the home was rumored to have been built by a bootlegger and a German baron.

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