1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe a house or room as baronial, you mean that it is large, impressive, and old-fashioned in appearance, and looks as if it belongs to someone from the upper classes.

...baronial manor houses...

The rooms have a baronial feel, with oak paneling and leather sofas.

2) ADJ: ADJ n Baronial means relating to a baron or barons.

...the baronial feuding of the Middle Ages.

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  • Baronial — Ba*ro ni*al, a. Pertaining to a baron or a barony. Baronial tenure. Hallam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baronial — [bə rō′nē əl] adj. 1. of a baron or barons 2. fit for a baron; grand, showy, etc. [a baronial mansion] …   English World dictionary

  • baronial — baroniál adj. m., pl. baroniáli; f. sg. baroniálă, pl. baroniále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • baronial — (adj.) 1767, from BARON (Cf. baron) + IAL (Cf. ial) …   Etymology dictionary

  • baronial — adj. 2 g. Relativo a baronia ou a barões …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • baronial — ⇒BARON(N)IAL, ALE, AUX, (BARONIAL, BARONNIAL)adj. A. Qui appartient à un baron; relatif à un baron. Droits baronniaux : • 1. Le tortil de la couronne baroniale surmonte ce simple écu dont les lignes verticales employées en sculpture pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • baronial — adjective Date: 1767 1. of or relating to a baron or the baronage 2. stately, ample < a baronial room > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • baronial — /beuh roh nee euhl/, adj. 1. pertaining to a baron or barony or to the order of barons. 2. befitting a baron: living in baronial splendor. [1760 70; BARONY + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • baronial — ba|ro|ni|al [bəˈrəuniəl US ˈrou ] adj 1.) very large and richly decorated ▪ a splendid baronial house 2.) belonging to or involving ↑barons …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baronial — ba|ro|ni|al [ bə rouniəl ] adjective 1. ) a baronial building or room is large, impressive, and built or decorated in an old fashioned style 2. ) relating to BARONs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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