country gentleman

country gentleman
noun Date: 1632 1. a well-to-do country resident ; an owner of a country estate 2. one of the English landed gentry

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  • country gentleman — n. a man of some wealth who lives on a country estate …   English World dictionary

  • Country Gentleman — Titelblatt des Country Gentleman vom Januar 1853 The Country Gentleman war eine landwirtschaftliche Wochen bzw. Monatszeitschrift, die ab dem 6. Januar 1853 in Rochester im Bundesstaat New York erschien. Damit war sie zu dieser Zeit nach dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • country gentleman — noun 1. : a well to do country resident : an owner of a country estate 2. : one of the English landed gentry …   Useful english dictionary

  • country gentleman — a wealthy man living in his country home or estate. [1625 35] * * * …   Universalium

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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 — n. (pl. ies) 1 a the territory of a nation with its own government; a State. b a territory possessing its own language, people, culture, etc. 2 (often attrib.) rural districts as opposed to towns or the capital (a cottage in the country; a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gentleman — n. 1) the complete, perfect, real, true gentleman 2) a country gentleman 3) (misc.) every inch a gentleman; a gentleman of the old school * * * [ dʒentlmən] a gentleman of the old school perfect real true gentleman (misc.) every inch a gentleman… …   Combinatory dictionary

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