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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A nobleman of the lowest rank.

Usage examples (35)
  • The baron rode through his land, enjoying its fruitfulness.
  • An oil baron
  • I don't think the robber baron is operating here. johanson
  • “My friend the count, ” it was thus that he began his story, “had for an enemy a certain German baron, a stranger in Rome. for more
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  • The doubly unfortunate "baron" (member of nobility) and baroness were "barren" (infertile) and lived in the "barrens" (bleak, poorly forested area; wasteland).
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