Definition of des res in English:
A desirable residence (used as a humorous allusion to the language used in housing advertisements): they are converting a Victorian schoolhouse into a des res
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- So yesterday the pampered pet had to be given a VIP train ride from Scotland and chauffeured to her own des res in the Yorkshire countryside.
- Inspired by the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Dreams from a Summer House tells how the members of a dysfunctional family learn to love themselves and each other at midsummer in the gardens of their mock-Tudor des res in Leatherhead.
- Milner Field was a fantastic mansion and it was definitely the des res of its time.
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