an Englishman's home is his castle - definition in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

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an Englishman's home is his castle

UK old-fashioned saying
used to say that English people believe that they should control what happens in their own homes, and that no one else should tell them what to do there
(Definition of an Englishman's home is his castle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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