Definition of great house in English:

great house


  • The largest or principal house in a group of buildings; the principal house of a district, usually that of a landed proprietor. Also: the principal house or home farm on an estate or plantation, especially in the southern United States and the Caribbean.


Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From great + house.


great house

/ˌɡreɪt ˈhaʊs/