- the domain of a baron.
- baronage(def 2).
Origin of barony
Examples from the Web for barony
Historical Examples of barony
The Barony of Holderness was forfeited, but Drogo was never captured.Yorkshire Painted And Described
Malcolm of Inch-Grabbit had, it appeared, come to uplift the rents of the Barony.Red Cap Tales
Samuel Rutherford Crockett
A barony had, in his judgment, begun to be a thing which might be mentioned without a smile.
You remember that the unsuccessful claimant in the Bearsdale case got a barony?
You are of course aware that there was once a barony in the family.The Young Duke
- the domain of a baron
- (in Ireland) a division of a county
- (in Scotland) a large estate or manor
- the rank or dignity of a baron
- a sphere of influence dominated by an industrial magnate or other powerful individual
c.1300, from Old French baronie, from Late Latin *baronia, from baron (see baron).