Definition of barony noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    barony

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbærəni//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbærəni//
     
    (pl. baronies)
     
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  1. 1the rank or position of a baron
  2. 2an area of land that is owned and controlled by a baron
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French baronie (from baron), or from medieval Latin baronia, from baro, baron- ‘man, warrior’, probably of Germanic origin.