from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A suburban club for social and sports activities, usually featuring a golf course.
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- n. A private club in a rural area or in the outskirts of a town, offering recreational sports activities.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A club usually located in the suburbs or vicinity of a city or town and devoted mainly to outdoor sports, and usually having an attached golf course.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a suburban club for recreation and socializing
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Soon I was past the country club and into the posh homes of the Cherry Creek neighborhood, with houses that looked like they should have been on the covers of architecture magazines.
I don't know if you've ever been to a country club like Maidstone, but there's this feeling of medicated calm, as if the whole place, from the well-seeded sod to the cloudless sky, has taken a Vicodin, then washed it down with a martini.
She got into the Lotus, driving first to Queens Waterford to discuss with Lady Larkin-Smith the arrangements for the country club dance, next to Pomfret to receive from Mrs Rogers the proceeds from the Cancer Relief collection, lastly to the hairdresser’s in Kingsmarkham.
Of all of my trustees, Pete Falwell came the closest to being exactly what he appeared to be: a country club capitalist who was so Republican and conservative that he made William F. Buckley look like Cesar Chavez.
Rob Lewis rose obediently to describe Guy’s show-stopping entrance in a red wig at the country club talent show.