country seat

countryseat

[kuhn-tree-seet]
noun British.
a country mansion or estate, especially one belonging to a distinguished family and large enough to accommodate house parties, hunt meetings, etc.

Origin:
1575–85; country + seat

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country seat
 
n
a large estate or property in the country

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