country house

noun
a house in the country, especially a large and impressive house on an estate.

Origin:
1585–95

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country house
 
n
a large house in the country, esp a mansion belonging to a wealthy family

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Example sentences
He was taken to visit set a country house, and at once inquired how much rent
  was paid for it.
Consequently she left him both a town and a country house with sufficient
  income to keep them up properly.
We put on an opera festival in the garden of our country house.
Any disputes were settled in private in your club or country house.
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