baronial baronial


  • (adj) impressive in appearance



  1. She is resisting progress in another way by making calm, matter-of-fact preparations to commit suicide if the government bulldozes a throughway across the baronial estate.
  2. Once established as the squire of Rosemont, his baronial estate in the lush, pristine hills near the state's northern border, Byrd plunged into Virginia politics.
  3. In spite of Glen Ora's baronial atmosphere, some presidential staffers have complained that it offers no place to loll about during a meeting, except on the floor.


  • Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train

    The Rocky Mountaineer rail system provides a stunning look at western Canada, pleasant service and camaraderie. ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness.
    on July 27, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  • "Ours combines," Justice Rehnquist wrote, "to a degree that might be thought impossible, baronial elegance with dreariness. Might there be some possibility of using the new Chippendale table?"
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: William Rehnquist Source: New York Times

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