the official residence of the governor of a U.S. state.
Manor vs. MannerA manor is a mansion or stately home. A manner is a characteristic way of doing something. These words are homophones (words that sound the same but have different meanings), so it’s easy to mix them up. Manor In the context of a feudal system, manor referred to an estate or territorial unit consisting of a lord’s home and lands. In other words, the area …
Origin of Executive Mansion
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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