noun, plural bar·o·nies.
Examples from the Web for barony
From 1773 to 1777 he studied law, but after succeeding to the barony in 1776 he obtained a commission in the cavalry.
Than Macleod, when he left Dalkeith, no pastor was ever better equipped for such a charge as the Barony.
Now this did not suit the views which the minister of the Barony had for years been putting before his congregation.
His generosity (which may have had a political bias) extended even to this remote quarter of the Barony.The Church of Grasmere|Mary L. Armitt
Whatever the regular troops spared was devoured by bands of marauders who overran almost every barony in the island.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for barony
noun plural -nies
- the domain of a baron
- (in Ireland) a division of a county
- (in Scotland) a large estate or manor