baronial

adjective
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

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Examples of baronial in a Sentence

a baronial mansion with dozens of spacious, luxurious rooms
Recent Examples on the Web 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. BostonGlobe.com, 2 May 2021 An elderly person of means passes, and the will is read in the study of his baronial home. Star Tribune, 2 May 2021 One of its baronial drawing rooms even made the December 1995 cover of Architectural Digest magazine. Ben Widdicombe, Town & Country, 27 May 2020 One of its baronial drawing rooms even made the December 1995 cover of Architectural Digest magazine. Ben Widdicombe, Town & Country, 27 May 2020 Ivanka Trump, ever in control of her tone, recommended a craft project involving an elaborate glamping setup in her baronial living room. Dan Chiasson, The New Yorker, 19 Mar. 2020 James, heir to several large fortunes, grew up in West Dean, a baronial pile in Sussex, where he was starved of both playmates and his mother’s affection. The Economist, 18 Dec. 2019 The building is drenched in history, and the sandstone walls and baronial dining hall make for a very special dining experience to close out your incredible trip. Laura Jung, Harper's BAZAAR, 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of baronial

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of baronial was in 1726

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22 May 2021

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“Baronial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baronial. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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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 How to pronounce baronial (audio) \

Kids Definition of baronial

: of, relating to, or suitable for a baron

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