stately home


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stately home

n
(Architecture) Brit a large mansion, esp one open to the public
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stately home - a mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family
manse, mansion house, mansion, residence, hall - a large and imposing house
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

stately home

noun mansion, hall, palace, château, manor house It's a nice, smallish, comfortable stately home.
Translations
zámek
herregård
yleisölle avoin kartano
otmjena kuća
大邸宅
대저택
herrgård
คฤหาสน์หลังใหญ่
nhà cổ

stately home

n (Brit) → residenza nobiliare (d'interesse storico e artistico)

stately home

مَنْزِلٌ فَخْم zámek herregård Herrensitz αρχοντικό casa solariega, mansión yleisölle avoin kartano manoir otmjena kuća palazzo monumentale 大邸宅 대저택 landhuis prakthjem rezydencja mansão старинный помещичий дом или замок, представляющий исторический интерес herrgård คฤหาสน์หลังใหญ่ malikane nhà cổ 豪华古宅
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Darker and more desolate seemed his stately home, and when the Fairies asked for flowers, he felt ashamed that he had none to give them.
It was the custom in those days in the stately homes of England for the whole strength of the company to take their meals together.
The collection has been hailed as "one of the finest" in private hands anywhere in the world, but the trustees have decided to sell the works to raise money to secure the future of the stately home.
A BUTLER has been crushed to death in a lift accident at the stately home known to millions of fans of TV's 1994 Middlemarch series.
QUIRKY gifts in the beautiful surroundings of a Warwickshire stately home will be on offer at a special Christmas shopping event this weekend.
Whether it's Turkish diplomats dying in compromising circumstances, the unexpected deaths of Sybil and Matthew, or jazz music arriving at the stately home, creator Julian Fellowes has never been afraid to throw in a sudden plot twist.
HUMAN remains found at a stately home are believed to be those of the man that built it - ordering that he be buried in his best clothes with his pipe as he waited for the afterlife.
Llancaiach Fawr Manor transformed from a 17th-century stately home into an occupied French Chateau in Normandy during 1944, with two days of soldiers, songs, shellfire and swing.
A STATELY home gave its suits of armour a scrub and polish as staff prepared to put the house "to bed" this weekend.
Mind you, he also listens to techno on the move and once trashed a priceless vintage car on the lawn of a stately home.
I walked into that stately home with my head held up high, feeling like I belonged here.
Alison Carroll, 45, was more than three times over the limit after boozing on a picnic trip to a stately home with her own three children and one of their pals, aged from four to 10.