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Noun
/ˈbarənis/,
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baronesses, plural;
  1. The wife or widow of a baron. The term “Baroness” is not used as a form of address in Britain, baronesses usually being referred to as “Lady.”

  2. A woman holding the rank of baron either as a life peerage or as a hereditary rank


  1. a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron
  2. Baron is a title of nobility. The word baron comes from Old French baron, itself from Old High German and Latin (liber) baro meaning "(free) man, (free) warrior"; it merged with cognate Old English '''' meaning "nobleman".
  3. Baroness is a sludge metal band from Savannah, Georgia whose members grew up together in Lexington, Virginia.
  4. The Baroness is a character from the G.I. Joe toyline by Hasbro, originally appearing in the first issue of the '''' comic series by Marvel Comics. The Baroness is a villain, usually associated with G.I. Joe's enemy, Cobra.
  5. Baroness is a solitaire card game that is played with a deck of 52 playing cards. Also known as Five Piles and Thirteens, it is a game that has an arrangement that is almost like that of Aces Up but with the game play of Pyramid.
  6. The Baroness is the fifth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Sarah Slean, released on March 11, 2008.
  7. The Baroness is the name of a short-lived series of espionage novels by Paul Kenyon published in the mid-1970s. This series of books profiles the adventures of Baroness Penelope St. John-Orsini, a voluptuous playgirl by day and lethal superspy by night.
  8. The female ruler of a barony. The male equivalent is baron
  9. The wife of a Baron. She is styled "My Lady" and is "Right Honourable". Her Coronet is the same as her Husband.
  10. A Territorial Baroness is a lady who has been chosen to serve as ceremonial head for her Barony, either by herself or with a Baron. A Court Baroness is a lady who has been given this title by the Crown.