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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

    The Beach House

  • 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.

    A Guilty Thing Surprised

  • 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.

    I. O. U.

  • Rob Lewis rose obediently to describe Guy’s show-stopping entrance in a red wig at the country club talent show.

    Isabel’s Bed


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