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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstately homeˌstately ˈhome noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 TBBa large house in the countryside in Britain which has historical interest, especially one open to the public
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stately homeCompton House, another stately home, houses a fine collection of butterflies from all over the world.Fire destroys stately home Simon Trump A CENTURIES-old stately home packed with priceless antiques was wiped out by fire yesterday.The earl is currently struggling to secure the future of his stately home, Bemersyde, near St Boswells.