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Barony - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Barony' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Barony [ n.]
- The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron.
- 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.