What is the difference between barony and baroness?

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As nouns the difference between barony and baroness

is that barony is a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire while baroness is the female ruler of a barony the male equivalent is baron.

barony

English

Noun

(baronies)
  • A dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire.
  • A medieval land measure equal to 4000 acres (100 hides).
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    baroness

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • The female ruler of a barony. The male equivalent is baron.