Barony

Definition of Barony

Bar´o`ny
n.1.The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron.
2.In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 252 of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It may be held by a commoner.

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baronetcy, rank
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