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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But notwithstanding these discouraging accounts they went on, and reached the Mansion House soon after sunrise.
I wish you wouldn't come here; they'll be setting the Mansion House afire next, and we shall have you to thank for it.
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.
People are genuinely excited perhaps because Mansion House is something new, something different.
This magnificent grey granite B-listed mansion house has stunning architectural details inside and out.
A warm welcome awaits all from the Muir and Wilson families at this elegant Victorian Mansion House quietly situated in approximately two acres of wooded grounds.
The Reader Organisation has been working from within Calderstones Mansion House for 18 months after securing "preferred bidder" status for the vacant property last year.
Close House, between Wylam and Heddon-on-the-Wall in Northumberland, is a Grade-II listed former mansion house that has operated as a hotel and wedding venue since 2005.
Or to put it another way, if the island of Britain is like the Colonel in the mansion house with two neighbours in much smaller houses on each side, the mansion house family owning its neighbours' homes, controlling their income and expenditure, telling them who their friends and enemies are abroad.
Meanwhile, Katie was at the Mansion House in Dublin yesterday to announce details of her upcoming fight in The Round Room.
BURGLAR Brian Hindmarch has been jailed for a PS150,000 Mansion House heist - but precious loot including a Nobel Peace Prize is feared lost forever.
In his high-profile Mansion House speech last night Mr Darling acknowledged that "times are tough", but insisted the UK would avoid recession.