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Overview page. Subjects: European History.

A territorial division of a county composed of a number of townlands. There are about 270 baronies in Ireland. The origins of both the term and the divisions are obscure ...

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Body Size and Risk of Breast Cancer

Amy Trentham-Dietz, Poliy A. Newcomb, Barony E. Storer, Matthew P. Longnecker, John Baron, E. Robert Greenberg and Walter C. Willett.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

The relation between body size and breast cancer remains uncertain, particularly with regard to differences between pre- and postmenopausal women. The authors examined whether height,...

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barony

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

A territorial division of a county composed of a number of townlands. There are about 270 baronies in Ireland. The origins of both the term and the divisions are obscure ...

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Baronies

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 73 words.

The name for administrative units of British jurisdiction. There were 273 in all, and they are thought to have originally

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barony

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

Léonie, peony • Tierney • Briony, bryony, Hermione • tourney • ebony • Albany • chalcedony •

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barony

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

Léonie, peony • Tierney • Briony, bryony, Hermione • tourney • ebony • Albany • chalcedony •

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barony

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 21 words.

The domain of a baron. In Ireland, the division of a county. In Scotland, a large freehold estate or

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barony

Neal Garnham.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 96 words.

a territorial division of a county composed of a number of townlands. There are about 270 baronies in Ireland.

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barony

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 21 words.

The domain of a baron. In Ireland, the division of a county. In Scotland, a large freehold estate or

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Rosendal Barony

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway. The mansion and Renaissance-style garden, one of the few remaining in northern Europe, were built in the 1660s. Rosendal became an entailed estate from 1745...

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Rosendal Barony

Mette Eggen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 203 words.

Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway. The mansion and Renaissance-style garden, one of the few remaining in northern Europe, were built in the

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