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country house

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noun

a house in the country, especially a large and impressive house on an estate.

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RELATED WORDS

dormitory, chalet, dwelling, shack, tavern, motel, hotel, hut, shelter, inn, cottage, hostel, abode, shanty, villa, house, camp, haunt, stopover, couch

Nearby words

country cousin, country dance, country fever, country fries, country gentleman, country house, country kitchen, country mile, country music, country park, country risk

Origin of country house

First recorded in 1585–95
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country house


noun

a large house in the country, esp a mansion belonging to a wealthy family
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