What is the difference between empire and barony?

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As nouns the difference between empire and barony

is that empire is a political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority while barony is a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire.

empire

English

(wikipedia empire)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
  • A group of states or other territories that owe allegiance to a foreign power.
  • A state ruled by an emperor.
  • An expansive and wealthy corporation.
  • the McDonald's fast food empire

    Derived terms

    * American Empire * British Empire * First French Empire * German Empire * Holy Roman Empire * Portuguese Empire * Roman Empire * Second French Empire * Spanish Empire * empirehood * global empire * colonial empire

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    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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