mansion house


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Mansion House

n
1. (Named Buildings) the residence of the Lord Mayor of London
2. (Named Buildings) the residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin

mansion house

A grand residence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mansion house - a large and imposing housemansion house - a large and imposing house    
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
manor, manor house - the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
manor hall, hall - the large room of a manor or castle
castle, palace - a large and stately mansion
stately home - a mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family
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Whereupon, having sold all his meat, he left his horse and cart in charge of a friendly hostler and prepared to follow his mates to the Mansion House.
It reminded me of something I had read in my youth about the ingenious way in which the aldermen of London raised the money that built the Mansion House.
The Lord Mayor, in the stronghold of the mighty Mansion House, gave orders to his fifty cooks and butlers to keep Christmas as a Lord Mayor's household should; and even the little tailor, whom he had fined five shillings on the previous Monday for being drunk and bloodthirsty in the streets, stirred up to-morrow's pudding in his garret, while his lean wife and the baby sallied out to buy the beef.
Pickwick walked on abstractedly, crossed opposite the Mansion House, and bent his steps up Cheapside.
NEAR-FORGOTTEN Liverpool treasures which are older than both the Pyramids and Stonehenge will be put in the spotlight as part of a PS2m Lottery grant to transform Liverpool's Calderstones mansion house.
Rhiwbina councillor Jayne Cowan said: "I was delighted to arrange a fundraising event for the Lord Mayor's Charity Velindre at Cardiff's Mansion House.
Mansion House on Fleet Avenue, adjacent to the Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club, in Hartleppol Marina, is the latest scheme in the town by Jomast Developments and the developers say it promises to set new standards in apartment living.
Mansion House on Fleet Avenue, adjacent to the Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club, in Harttleppol Marina, is the latest scheme in the town by Jomast Developments and the developers say it promises to set new standards in apartment living.
The trust that runs the Lord Mayor's Mansion House, in Jesmond, Newcastle, is about to put a half hectare plot of garden up for sale to help finance increasing maintenance costs at the 1887 house.
The 68-year-old from Belfast joined Love/Hate writer Stuart Carolan in clinching a statuette in Dublin's Mansion House - and the RTE crime drama was the big winner of the night with three awards, including Best Drama.
OVERLOOKING the Towy estuary, with a panoramic view of Carmarthen Bay, the Mansion House Llansteffan stands majestically in its own grounds, an elegant reminder of the Georgian age.
It's almost a year since I stood in the Mansion House and gazed at the glitz around me.