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mansion house Line breaks: man|sion house

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of mansion house in English:


1The house of a lord mayor or a landed proprietor.
Example sentences
  • In addition to the work on the old building, there are six contemporary designed houses creating a courtyard setting to the mansion house.
  • For a small fee, guests will be given access to the large mansion house and will stay in one of the accommodation blocks set in the seminary's extensive, landscaped gardens.
  • Although the famous landscape gardens at Stourhead remain open all year, the mansion house opens for the first time this year on Friday 19 March.
1.1 (the Mansion House) The official residence of the Lord Mayor of London.
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