: the domain, rank, or dignity of a baron
: a vast private landholding
: a field of activity under the sway of an individual or a special group
Examples of BARONY
- He inherited the barony from his father.
- <no longer is the city's social and cultural life the barony of a few old-line families>
First Known Use of BARONY
Related to BARONY
- area, arena, bailiwick, field, business, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, firmament, front, game, kingdom, line, precinct, province, realm, specialty, sphere, terrain, walk
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