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man·sion

 (măn′shən)
n.
1. A large stately house.
2. A manor house.
3. Archaic
a. A dwelling; an abode.
b. A separate dwelling in a large house or structure.
4.
a. See house.
b. Any one of the 28 divisions of the moon's monthly path.

[Middle English mansioun, a dwelling, from Old French mansion, from Latin mānsiō, mānsiōn-, from mānsus, past participle of manēre, to dwell, remain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]
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mansion

(ˈmænʃən)
n
1. (Architecture) Also called: mansion house a large and imposing house
2. (Architecture) a less common word for manor house
3. archaic any residence
4. (Architecture) (plural) Brit a block of flats
5. (Astrology) astrology any of 28 divisions of the zodiac each occupied on successive days by the moon
[C14: via Old French from Latin mansio a remaining, from mansus; see manse]
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man•sion

(ˈmæn ʃən)

n.
1. a very large or stately residence.
3. Often, mansions. Chiefly Brit. apartment house.
4. Astrol.
b. each of 28 divisions of the sky occupied by the moon on successive days.
5. Archaic. a dwelling place.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin mānsiō lodging, abode]
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mansion

, mansionary - Mansion first meant the action of living or remaining in a place, from French manere, "remain," from Latin mansio, "staying"; mansionary is an adjective meaning "resident."
See also related terms for remain.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mansion - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is dividedmansion - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
2.mansion - a large and imposing housemansion - 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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mansion

noun residence, manor, hall, villa, dwelling, abode, habitation, seat an eighteenth-century mansion in Hampshire
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Translations
panské sídlosídlozámečekzámek
palæherregårdherskabsvilla
کوشک
kartanoyleisölle avoin kartano
otmjena kućarezidencija
kastélykúria
setur
大邸宅
대저택
didžiulis namas
liela savrupmāja
panské sídlozámoček
graščina
herrgård
คฤหาสน์หลังใหญ่บ้านหลังใหญ่
lâu đàinhà cổ

mansion

[ˈmænʃən]
A. Nmansión f; [of ancient family] → casa f solariega
B. CPD Mansion House N (Brit) residencia del alcalde de Londres
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mansion

[ˈmænʃən] nchâteau m, manoir m
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mansion

nVilla f; (of ancient family)Herrenhaus nt
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mansion

[ˈmænʃn] n (in town) → palazzo (signorile); (in country) → villa, maniero
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mansion

(ˈmӕnʃən) noun
a large (luxurious) house. They own a country mansion.
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mansion

بَيْتٌ كَبِيرٌ فَخِمٍ, مَنْزِلٌ فَخْم sídlo, zámek herregård, palæ Herrenhaus, Herrensitz αρχοντικό, έπαυλη casa solariega, mansión kartano, yleisölle avoin kartano manoir otmjena kuća, rezidencija palazzo monumentale, villa 大邸宅 대저택 herenhuis, landhuis herskapshus, prakthjem rezydencja mansão особняк, старинный помещичий дом или замок, представляющий исторический интерес herrgård คฤหาสน์หลังใหญ่, บ้านหลังใหญ่ konak, malikane lâu đài, nhà cổ 庄园, 豪华古宅
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