Government House


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Government House

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) 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

Gov′ernment House`


n.
(in Canada) the official residence of a governor general and, in some provinces, of a lieutenant governor.
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Maybe you fetch 'm that fella boy along Government House, Tulagi, Government House give 'm you twenty pounds.
The Government House is neither elegant nor commodious, yet it is almost the only house of any importance in the neighbourhood.
The Government House is very superior to that at Kingston, and the town is full of life and bustle.
The city is rich in public institutions and in Catholic churches and charities, but it is mainly in the prospect from the site of the Old Government House, and from the Citadel, that its surpassing beauty lies.
Yes, you are right, the horse shall be taken to the government house.
They arrived in this manner at the government house, Baisemeaux rubbing his hands and glancing at the horse from time to time, while Aramis was looking at the bleak bare walls.
Docks, hospitals, wharves, a Gothic cathedral, a government house, macadamised streets, give to Hong Kong the appearance of a town in Kent or Surrey transferred by some strange magic to the antipodes.
She wore the sea- green silk which had been brought out from England a year before and worn but once--at the Christmas ball at Government House.
And they bring forward some notion, some policy that they don't believe in, that does harm; and the whole policy is really only a means to a government house and so much income.
He described the balls at Government House, and the manner in which they kept themselves cool in the hot weather, with punkahs, tatties, and other contrivances; and he was very witty regarding the number of Scotchmen whom Lord Minto, the Governor-General, patronised; and then he described a tiger-hunt; and the manner in which the mahout of his elephant had been pulled off his seat by one of the infuriated animals.
Yet have I lived, and I kiss my hand to the dear dust of my Princess long asleep in the great mausoleum of King John that looks across the Vale of Manona to the alien flag that floats over the bungalow of the British Government House.
Attn: Local Government House, 35-39 Usher~s Quay, DublinIreland

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