country club

a club, usually in a suburban district, with a clubhouse and grounds, offering various social activities and generally having facilities for tennis, golf, swimming, etc.

1865–70, Americanism Unabridged
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country club
a club in the country, having sporting and social facilities

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Example sentences
From the beach, the shag migrated inland and found fertile ground in country
  club and cotton crossroads alike.
Ben sold newspapers at the train station, then became a caddy at a nearby
  country club.
Today it is a golf course and country club, as well as a beautiful hotel and
The final piece of the puzzle may be the development of a country club
  atmosphere in higher education.
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