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Definition of Baron

  • A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount.
  • A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife.
  • a very wealthy or powerful businessman
  • a British peer of the lowest rank
  • a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

How to use baron in a sentence. Baron pronunciation.

Baron von der Bruggen says,* "there is the wonderful wealth of the language, which, as a popular tongue, is more flexible, more expressive of thought than any other living tongue I know of.
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But that Turgenev was right is shown in the twentieth century by an acute German observer, Baron Von der Bruggen.
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The woman dying of consumption before our eyes, the Baron in an advanced stage of paresis who continually rolls imaginary cigarettes between his weak fingers, and the alcoholic actor who has lost his memory are impossible to forget.
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She married the Baron Tonnelier, whose father, although the son of a miller, had shown ability and honesty enough to fill high positions under the First Empire.
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The Baron Tonnelier had a large fortune, increasing every day by successful speculation.
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When his nephew was old enough to comprehend him, Baron Tonnelier was no longer peer of France; but being one who does himself no hurt-and sometimes much good by a fall, he filled a high office under the new government.
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Baron von Reck, who had accompanied them as Commissary of the Trustees, stayed with them until they had made a good beginning, and then returned to Europe, leaving Ebenezer about the middle of May. Unitas Fratrum.
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Through the same channel the answer of the Trustees was returned: "Mr. Lorenz, The proposals sent by Baron Pfeil from Ratisbon (Regensberg) to the Trustees of Georgia have been read at their meeting, but as they see that the gentleman asks pecuniary assistance for the establishment he contemplates, they answer that they have absolutely no fund from which to defray such expenses, but that in case the gentleman who suggests it wishes to undertake the enterprise at his own cost they will be able to grant him land in Georgia on conditions to which no one could object, and which he may learn as soon as the Trustees have been informed that he has decided to go at his own expense.
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You will have the kindness to forward this to Baron Pfeil, and oblige, your most humble servant J. Vernon.
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Baron George Philipp Frederick von Reck, a nephew of Herr von Pfeil, who had led the first company of Salzburgers to Georgia, was planning to take a second company in the course of the next months.
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Baron Reck was very much impressed, promised to take with him to Georgia any of the Moravians who wished to go, and even sent to David Nitschmann, who was to conduct the party as far as London, full authorization to bring as many as desired to come, promising each man who went at his own expense a fifty-acre freehold in Georgia, and offering others necessary assistance when they reached London.
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The company of Salzburgers therefore sailed for Georgia in November without Baron von Reck, and without the Moravians, Mr. Vat acting as Commissary.
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A number of Salzburgers who were to go to Georgia with General Oglethorpe, though not on the same ship, were under the leadership of the young Baron von Reck with whom Zinzendorf had corresponded during the early stages of the Moravian negotiations, and the Baron called on the second company several times, offered to assist them in any way in his power, and expressed the wish that the Moravians and Salzburgers could live together in Georgia.
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Hermsdorf visits Baron von Reck.
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I went with Baron von Reck to Newport, one mile distant, it is a beautiful place.
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I conversed with Baron von Reck about the Lord's Prayer.
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Conversed with Mr. Oglethorpe about our ordination, Baron von Reck acting as interpreter.
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He was pleasantly received by "the younger" Reck, but the Baron was absent, having gone to see the site to which the Salzburgers wished to move their settlement, Gen. Oglethorpe having given his permission.
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In Rotterdam, Dr. Koker showed the party much kindness, while at Baron von Watteville's in Ysselstein, they were received "as at home".
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And to him, as to a mysterious and supernatural personage, the lord went privately for advice in his quarrels with the neighbouring barons, or with his own kin.
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Examples of Baron

Example #1
I remember being similarly affected years ago when I heard "King Lear" read aloud in Russian.
Example #2
A pointed epithet once uttered is the same as though it were written down, and an axe will not cut it out.
Example #3
In his interesting book, "Russia of To-day," he says: "All civilisation is derived from the West. . . .
Example #4
Such remarks enraged the Slavophils beyond measure, for they were determined to keep out of Russia foreign inventions and foreign ideas.
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The persons are all, except old Luka, who talks like a man in one of Tolstoi's recent parables, dehumanised.
Example #6
In reading this utterly formless and incoherent drama, I had been only slightly affected; but when it was presented on the stage by actors who intelligently incarnated every single character, the thing took on a terrible intensity.