ba·​ro·​ni·​al | \ bə-ˈrō-nē-əl How to pronounce baronial (audio) \

Definition of baronial

1 : of or relating to a baron or the baronage
2 : stately, ample a baronial room

Examples of baronial in a Sentence

a baronial mansion with dozens of spacious, luxurious rooms
Recent Examples on the Web There, Pixar’s creative director Jay Ward, a new addition to Robb Report’s RR1 membership club, joined former mayor Willie Brown in the exclusive mixer before attendees embarked on the short walk back to the baronial Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. Viju Mathew, Robb Report, 17 June 2022 The home, with about 160 feet of lake frontage, sits directly across the water from the Wrigley estate, a string of grand homes and baronial boathouses. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, 24 May 2022 The family that had once owned land on a baronial scale now needed charity to eat. Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2022 And the optional 23-inch alloy wheels only add to the SUV’s baronial presence. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 26 Apr. 2022 The high-ceiling bedrooms feature baronial fireplaces, inlaid wood floors and ornate wall panels. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 14 Oct. 2021 Hyman appears grubbing and silly in these lines, and reduced to just another child-sized charge in Jackson’s baronial manor—another mouth to feed. Jo Livingstone, The New Republic, 23 July 2021 The main house, anchored by a baronial great room, leads guests to the Lookout Room and adjoining family room and dining room, all with stunning views of crashing waves and sea. Regina Cole, Forbes, 16 May 2021 While the job comes with a spacious Westminster apartment, a baronial weekend home, Chequers, and an annual decorating budget of 30,000 pounds ($41,600), the government does not pay for food or household staff., 2 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of baronial

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Baronial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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ba·​ro·​ni·​al | \ bə-ˈrō-nē-əl How to pronounce baronial (audio) \

Kids Definition of baronial

: of, relating to, or suitable for a baron

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