Government House

or government house


noun

the official residence of a colonial governor, as in a British Commonwealth country.

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Origin of Government House

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Government House

noun

the official residence of a representative of the British Crown (such as a Canadian Lieutenant-Governor or an Australian Governor General) in a state or province that recognizes the British sovereign as Head of the Commonwealth
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