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Noun: baroness  ber-u-nis or 'ber-u,nes [N. Amer], 'ba-ru,nes [Brit]
  1. A noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron

Derived forms: baronesses

Type of: Lady [Brit], noblewoman [Brit], peeress [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Baroness