Definition of Stately home

1. Noun. A mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stately Home

statehouses
stateless
stateless person
statelessly
statelessness
statelessnesses
statelet
statelets
statelier
stateliest
statelike
statelily
stateliness
statelinesses
stately
stately home (current term)
statemate
statemates
statement
statement of claim
statement of intent
statemental
statemented
statementing
statements
statements of intent
statemonger
statemongers
stateprison
stateprisons

Literary usage of Stately home

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1. Poems by Helen Truesdell (1852)
"That stately home was a palace fair, And comfort and light and warmth were there, And young feet danced with footsteps light, And fair forms shone in the ..."

2. Best Loved Hotels 2007: Britain and Irelandby Best Loved Hotels by Best Loved Hotels (2006)
"... STAPLEFORD PARK An historic stately home with sumptuous treats for everyone Stapleford Park Country House Hotel & Sporting Estate is one of England's ..."

3. Golf Guide Britain & Ireland 2005 by FHG Staff (2005)
"American style layout parkland course in beautiful grounds of stately home. Natural water features and large undulating greens. ..."

4. The Home-maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"It is a stately home for a stately race, and a history that has not a blot. Every room has its legend. Upon the walls of the sitting-room are the portraits ..."

5. History of the Western Reserve by Harriet Taylor Upton, Harry Gardner Cutler (1910)
"He built on Kinsman street (now called Woodland avenue) a rare and stately home, with its tall, fluted columns, which has all these years been equally ..."

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