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English definition of “country house”

country house

noun [C] uk   us  
a large traditional house in the countryside, especially one that has belonged to the same family for many years: Through the trees we could see a beautiful Georgian country house.Houses and homes
(Definition of country house from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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