baroness baroness  /ˈbɛ rə nɪs/


  • (n) a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron


  1. Correction Appended: January 31, 2007Baron and baroness at bay There were few couples more chic in all Paris.
  2. In March there was another row at the baroness'.
  3. When Rivire tried to take over his property, the baroness met him at the door and threatened to kill him.


  1. First Listen: Daughn Gibson, 'Me Moan'

    The homemade solo country-noir of Gibson's debut gets fleshed out by a real band, featuring pedal steel, cello, trombone and guitar work from members of Baroness and Brokeback. Remaining front and center, though, is Gibson's voice, which remains as dark and thick as blackstrap molasses.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. BOOK BIZ: This rebellious Rothschild was ahead of her time

    This is the fascinating story of a member of a fascinating family and written by a member of that family. The Baroness is the biography — or search for, as the subtitle says — of Nica, the rebellious Rothschild.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Mississippi Business Journal

  3. Unplugged: Kylesa returns to The Jinx

    Formed all the way back in 2001, Kylesa has - along with such acts as Baroness and Black Tusk - been one of Savannah's standout musical exports in the 21st century. From the first, Kylesa blended sounds in ways that challenge the very notion of genre.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News


  1. After the Border Agency announced its findings, Chris Grayling, the shadow home secretary, said: "We can't see how Baroness Scotland can credibly stay in her job. She was the minister who steered this law through the House of Lords and who insisted...
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Chris Grayling Source:

  2. Gordon Brown praised them both: "Through the course of Ms Gibbons's detention I was glad to see Muslim groups across the UK express strong support for her case. I applaud the particular efforts of Lord Ahmed and Baroness Warsi in securing her...
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source:

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pacify pacify
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