the main house of an estate; the principal house
We approached the great house of the plantation.
But Downton, both the great house and the show itself, survive as they always have: with grace and dignity intact, one hopes.
great house by Nicole Krauss Nicole Krauss is the author of Man Walks Into a Room and The History of Love.
Her new novel, great house , was published in October, 2010.
The great house seemed to be listening, hushed, to the sober ticking of the clock on the landing.
He means the great house—the Warren—naturally and of course.
As the great house settled into its nightly silence, Derrick's train was speeding on its way.
Signs of life were again visible about the great house in the avenue.
What kind of a great house was this, that all the parish should start and 84 stare to be asked the way to it?
At about two o'clock the cortège with the carriage reached the great house.
At nine o'clock all the slaves gathered at the great house and marster and missus came out on the porch and stood side by side.