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baronial

[buh-roh-nee-uh l]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to a baron or barony or to the order of barons.
  2. befitting a baron: living in baronial splendor.
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Origin of baronial

First recorded in 1760–70; barony + -al1
Related formsnon·ba·ro·ni·al, adjective
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Related Words for baronial

ample, august, distinguished, fancy, grandiose, great, imposing, impressive, lofty, lordly, magnificent, majestic, noble, palatial, princely, regal, royal, showy, splendid, stately

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British Dictionary definitions for baronial

baronial

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or befitting a baron or barons
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Word Origin and History for baronial

adj.

1767, from baron + -ial.

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