What does barony mean?

Definitions for barony
ˈbær ə nibarony

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baronynoun

    the estate of a baron

  2. baronetcy, baronynoun

    the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness

  3. baronynoun

    the domain of a baron


  1. baronynoun

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

  2. baronynoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Baronynoun

    That honour or lordship that gives title to a baron. Such are not only the sees of temporal barons, but of bishops also. John Cowell

    Etymology: baronnie, Fr. beorny, Sax.


  1. barony

    A barony is a domain or region ruled by a baron or baroness. It is also a title of honor, often hereditary, given by a monarch or higher noble to individuals in acknowledgement of their service or loyalty, thus making them barons or baronesses. The term can also refer to the land, property, or estate owned by a baron.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baronynoun

    the fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron

  2. Baronynoun

    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


  1. Barony

    A modern geographic barony, in Scotland, Ireland and outlying parts of England, constitutes an administrative division of a country, usually of lower rank and importance than a county.

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  2. Brayon

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barony in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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