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Definition of "mansion" []

  • A large stately house. (noun)
  • A manor house. (noun)
  • Archaic A dwelling; an abode. (noun)
  • Archaic A separate dwelling in a large house or structure. (noun)
  • See house. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mansion" in a sentence
  • "Hill, which he described as a mansion, and the actual facts of expenditure, he went on as follows:"
  • "After briefly reciting the history of the house at Robin Hill, which he described as a mansion, and the actual facts of expenditure, he went on as follows:"
  • ""Be assured," she said to the lady of honor, "that the lord of this mansion is the man, and that I will make such a report to-morrow morning to my brother, that the culprit's head shall bear witness to my chastity.""