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[buh-roh-nee-uh l] /bəˈroʊ ni əl/
pertaining to a baron or barony or to the order of barons.
befitting a baron:
living in baronial splendor.
Origin of baronial
1760-70; barony + -al1
Related forms
nonbaronial, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for baronial
  • In this form it is supposed they were sung or recited at the feasts of princes and knights in their baronial halls.
  • On their sites are rising baronial halls fit for royalty.
  • The ban on food and drinks is more than made up for by the room's baronial splendour and startling emptiness.
  • Every trade route was flanked by fortifications whence baronial exactions could be levied on the traders.
  • Battlements, bridge, medieval armor dress up baronial manor.
  • The baronial structure with its sleekly modern updates perfectly reflects the refined and innovative cuisine they serve.
  • The place feels dressy, but in a relaxed, baronial kind of way.
  • Meals are served in a baronial-looking dining room with a large fireplace, near a bar with a private terrace.
  • baronial staircases connect the public rooms, situated on three floors.
British Dictionary definitions for baronial


of, relating to, or befitting a baron or barons
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Word Origin and History for baronial

1767, from baron + -ial.

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