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baroness

noun bar·on·ess \ˈber-ə-nəs, ˈba-rə-, -ˌnes, US also ˌber-ə-ˈnes, ˌba-rə-\

: a woman who is a member of a low rank of British nobility

: a woman who is a member of various ranks of nobility in other countries

: the wife or widow of a baron

Full Definition of BARONESS

1
:  the wife or widow of a baron
2
:  a woman who holds a baronial title in her own right

First Known Use of BARONESS

15th century
BARONESS Defined for Kids

baroness

noun bar·on·ess \ˈber-ə-nəs\

Definition of BARONESS for Kids

1
:  the wife or widow of a baron
2
:  a woman who is a member of the lowest rank of British nobility

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