country seat

\ˌkən-trē-ˈsēt \
variants: or less commonly countryseat

Definition of country seat 

: a house or estate in the country

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The San Antonio-border country seat could yield a runoff, as well, between Gina Ortiz Jones, an Air Force veteran, and Jay Hulings, a former federal prosecutor. Washington Post, "Things to know from Tuesday’s Texas primaries," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of country seat

1583, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of country seat was in 1583

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to move with a clumsy heavy tread

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