the domain of a baron.
baronage (def 2).
Historical Examples

This appears to establish a tenure by barony in Arundel, as a recent determination had done in Abergavenny.
View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3) Henry Hallam

For what services, or under what circumstances, the barony was created?
Notes and Queries, Number 219, January 7, 1854 Various

Kilsyth dates from the middle of the 17th century and became a burgh of barony in 1826.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7 Various

Suppose it to exist in your own county, in your own barony and parish.
Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry Thomas Davis

A barony had, in his judgment, begun to be a thing which might be mentioned without a smile.
Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope

The barony of Holderness was forfeited, but Drogo was never captured.
Yorkshire Painted And Described Gordon Home

Robert de Montalt the last lord, died childless in 1329, when the barony became extinct.
The Hawarden Visitors’ Hand-Book William Henry Gladstone

You are of course aware that there was once a barony in the family.
The Young Duke Benjamin Disraeli

On his death without heirs most of his titles became extinct, but the barony of Walpole devolved on his cousin Horatio.
English Heraldic Book-stamps Cyril Davenport

This “tomhan” appears to have been near Lairg, and in “the barony of Gruids.”
The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie

noun (pl) -nies

the domain of a baron
(in Ireland) a division of a county
(in Scotland) a large estate or manor

the rank or dignity of a baron
a sphere of influence dominated by an industrial magnate or other powerful individual

c.1300, from Old French baronie, from Late Latin *baronia, from baron (see baron).


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