country house


: a house and especially a mansion in the country

Examples of country house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What Readers Loved All but one of this year’s winners were featured on last year’s list: The Lodge at Ashford Castle (No.4), a country house situated within the Ashford Castle (No.2) grounds. Siobhan Reid, Travel + Leisure, 9 July 2024 As the panoply of British summertime fixtures goes into full swing – Glastonbury just wrapped, Wimbledon starts today – Jonathan Anderson slipped in a rare one-off invitation to a country house weekend in Norfolk. Sarah Mower, Vogue, 1 July 2024 Listen to this article Nora Murphy is no stranger to country house living. Ellen Lessard, Hartford Courant, 10 Feb. 2024 Schiaparelli opened couture week in the basement of the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, an unusually dark location for a show, but a nod to a dream of Daniel Roseberry’s: to find a lost couture collection below Elsa Schiaparelli’s country house. Alex Jhamb Burns, Vogue, 25 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for country house 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of country house was in the 14th century

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“Country house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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