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 for mansion house
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  mansion house \mansion house\ n.
     A large and imposing house.
     Syn: mansion, manse, hall, residence.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mansion \Man"sion\, n. [OF. mansion, F. maison, fr. L. mansio a
     staying, remaining, a dwelling, habitation, fr. manere,
     mansum, to stay, dwell; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. Manse, Manor,
     Menagerie, Menial, Permanent.]
     1. A dwelling place, -- whether a part or whole of a house or
        other shelter. [Obs.]
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              In my Father's house are many mansions. --John xiv.
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              These poets near our princes sleep,
              And in one grave their mansions keep. --Den?am.
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     2. The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence:
        Any house of considerable size or pretension.
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     3. (Astrol.) A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. See 1st
        House, 8. --Chaucer.
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     4. The place in the heavens occupied each day by the moon in
        its monthly revolution. [Obs.]
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              The eight and twenty mansions
              That longen to the moon.              --Chaucer.
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     Mansion house, the house in which one resides;
        specifically, in London and some other cities, the
        official residence of the Lord Mayor. --Blackstone.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mansion house
      n 1: a large and imposing house [syn: mansion, mansion
           house, manse, hall, residence]

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