What is the difference between kingdom and barony?

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As nouns the difference between kingdom and barony

is that kingdom is a nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen while barony is a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire.

kingdom

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen.
  • (biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below domain and above phylum; a taxon at that rank (e.g. the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom)
  • Derived terms

    * animal kingdom * Kingdom of Heaven * kingdom come * Kingdom County * plant kingdom * vegetable kingdom

    See also

    * monarchy

    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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