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country seat

noun [C] uk   UK us  
a large house in the country with the land surrounding it, especially one that belongs to a member of the upper class: Lady Castleton has a flat near Westminster, but her country seat is in Yorkshire.
Translations of “country seat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄉村宅第,莊園…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乡村宅第,庄园…
(Definition of country seat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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