Definition of Stately home
1. Noun. A mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family.
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
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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 ..."