Country seat
Country seat Coun"try seat` (k?n"tr? s?t`). A dwelling in the country, used as a place of retirement from the city. [1913 Webster]

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  • country seat — country house or country seat noun The residence and estate of a country gentleman • • • Main Entry: ↑country * * * noun, pl ⋯ seats [count] chiefly Brit : a large house that is built on a large piece of land * * * ˌcountry ˈseat [country seat] …   Useful english dictionary

  • country seat — country seats N COUNT A country seat is a large house with land in the country which is owned by someone who also owns a house in a town. His family have a country seat in Oxfordshire …   English dictionary

  • country seat — n BrE the countryside house of someone who is rich and owns land …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • country seat — noun count BRITISH a large house in the countryside that belongs to someone who is rich …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • country seat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms country seat : singular country seat plural country seats British a large house in the countryside that belongs to someone who is rich …   English dictionary

  • country seat — noun A second home in a rural area, especially one of a rich, powerful or important person …   Wiktionary

  • country seat — noun (C) BrE the countryside house of someone who is rich and owns land …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • country seat — /kʌntri ˈsit/ (say kuntree seet) noun 1. a rural estate, especially a fine one, often one used for only part of the year. 2. a rural electorate …   Australian English dictionary

  • country-seat — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seat — can refer to:A place to sit, particularly the area one sits upon (rather than other elements, like armrests), See: * Chair * Car seat * Airline seat * Saddle, a type of seat used on the backs of animals, bicycles (see bicycle seat), etc. *… …   Wikipedia

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