mansion mansion  /ˈmæn ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  2. (n) a large and imposing house

Usage(s):

  1. Pictures of the Heaven's Gate mansion released by the San Diego sheriff's department illustrate the uniformity that defined the cult.
  2. Doe's death came after he abandoned his fortified presidential mansion, where he had been bunkered since rebels captured most of Monrovia in June.
  3. Life at the mansion was lavish and lasciviousa Puritan's ninth circle of hell.

News

  1. BURLINGTON-BRISTOL Historic McNeal Mansion site in Burlington, N.J. to make way for 197 unit townhouse development ...

    BURLINGTON, N.J. - Signatures sealed the deal on Thursday that pave the way for a developer to build 197 town homes on the 120-acre site of the historic McNeal Mansion on Jones Street. The project, initially approved by the city council in May, will involve demolition of the mansion, built in 1890 by Andrew McNeal, founder of the U.S. Pipe facility.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  2. Mansion Monday: Metairie stately home with a grand entrance

    Gardner Realtors shows this Metairie home in this week's Mansion Monday Slideshow. The home is at 16 Englewood Street in Metairie, which is listed at $2,795,000. For more information contact them by email at info@gardnerrealtors.com or by phone: 800-566-7801.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans

  3. Sayre Mansion joins Historic Hotels of America

    Bethlehem's Sayre Mansion has joined Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

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Quotes

  1. "I know how to live within limits," Brown said the night he won the Democratic Party primary earlier this month. "I got rid of the governor's limousine, his private jet, and instead of the new mansion, I rented an apartment across from the...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Jerry Brown Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I absolutely understand they want to get back to their homes ...... I'd like to get back to the mansion," said Perry, who moved into temporary quarters about a year ago for renovations to his official residence, which then took heavy damage...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Rick Perry Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Anna said: "It was incredible to think of an idea and then two years later to be shooting at the playboy mansion with Heff and the girls next door. Everyday I had this overwhelming feeling like this is, this can't be happening, this is so surreal,...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Anna Faris Source: Metro

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