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A large country house or manor house in France.
mansion, stately home, hall, manor, big house, manor house, country house, castle, palaceView synonyms
- ‘It was not until the 1980s that exchange controls finally came to an end, and with them the freedom to travel and to buy that fascinating but run-down little manoir in the Dordogne.’
- ‘Angela really warmed to the idea a few days later when she saw Chateau Bauduc: a seductive nineteenth-century cream-coloured stone manoir with the sort of symmetrical grandeur at which the French excel.’
- ‘The density of castles and manoirs in Brittany is unique in Europe.’
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