baronial

adjective
ba·ro·ni·al | \bə-ˈrō-nē-əl \

Definition of baronial 

1 : of or relating to a baron or the baronage

2 : stately, ample a baronial room

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Examples of baronial in a Sentence

a baronial mansion with dozens of spacious, luxurious rooms

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Should Congress enlarge the land grants for grazing, then baronial estates would soon crowd the plains, an aristocratic few owning lands sufficient for a European principality and crowding out the small farmer upon which the nation depended. Johnforristerross, Longreads, "Taming the Great American Desert," 2 July 2018 The $100,000 Range Rover Sport pulls up to the building's baronial awning. Holly Peterson, Town & Country, "The Truth About What You Should Tip Your Doorman This Holiday Season," 8 Dec. 2016 In the late 19th century, wealthy industrialists started building baronial weekend and summer mansions and estates. Marcelle Sussman Fischler, New York Times, "Locust Valley: A Quiet Burg With Good Schools and Elite Clubs," 29 Mar. 2017 Unquestionably, the most colorful social event of the visit was staged by Ralston at his baronial estate south from San Francisco in Belmont. Shirley Burgett, The Mercury News, "Matters Historical: In 1872, Japanese Embassy visits San Francisco, parties on the Peninsula," 3 May 2017 With these departures, the American era of the baronial chief executive, sitting atop an industrial dominion with all the attendant privileges, is drawing to a close. Nelson D. Schwartz, New York Times, "The Decline of the Baronial C.E.O.," 17 June 2017 Saudi Arabia hosted the president on a baronial scale, with lavish banquets in palaces, his image projected on the side of a building. Mark Landler And Michael D. Shear, New York Times, "Mild in Mideast, Trump Is All Elbows in a Europe Eager to Jab Back," 26 May 2017

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First Known Use of baronial

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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baronial

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of baronial

: of or relating to a baron : suitable for a baron

baronial

adjective
ba·ro·ni·al | \bə-ˈrō-nē-əl \

Kids Definition of baronial

: of, relating to, or suitable for a baron

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