from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A residence in the country, especially a mansion or other large dwelling on a country estate.

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  • noun UK A weekend and holiday residence outside of the city; (US) a second home.

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  • noun a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country


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