countryseat

[kuhn-tree-seet]

noun British.

a country mansion or estate, especially one belonging to a distinguished family and large enough to accommodate house parties, hunt meetings, etc.

Nearby words

  1. country-fried,
  2. countryfied,
  3. countryfolk,
  4. countryman,
  5. countrypeople,
  6. countryside,
  7. countryside agency,
  8. countrywide,
  9. countrywoman,
  10. countship

Origin of countryseat

First recorded in 1575–85; country + seat

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British Dictionary definitions for country seat

country seat

noun

a large estate or property in the country
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