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 Meanings and Examples of MANSION
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mansion
 n.  dwelling-house of the better class; a large or stately residence
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  Yet two, three, or four versts of the by-road had been covered before they saw the least sign of a two-storied stone mansion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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2  Entering the courtyard, the britchka halted before a moderate-sized mansion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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3  Sobakevitch's country house and estate were of very fair size, and on each side of the mansion were expanses of birch and pine forest in two shades of green.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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4  The wooden edifice itself had dark-grey walls and a red-gabled roof, for it was a mansion of the kind which Russia builds for her military settlers and for German colonists.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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5  Everything fitted exactly into its right place, and even the draw-well of the mansion was fashioned of the oakwood usually thought suitable only for mills or ships.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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6  This functionary conducted Chichikov into the hall, where he was met by the master of the house himself, who requested his guest to enter, and then led him into the inner part of the mansion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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7  No guest, no visitor, could stand on the balcony of the mansion and remain indifferent.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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8  Thus the acquaintance came to an abrupt end, and from that time forth no visitor called at the mansion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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9  And as the echoes of the drowsy mansion resounded to the report of the explosion there followed upon the same a wave of perfume, skilfully wafted abroad with a flourish of the eau-de-Cologne-scented handkerchief.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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10  Chichikov's servants also found the mansion to their taste, and, like their master, speedily made themselves at home in it.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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11  It was late when, tired and dissatisfied, Chichikov regained Kostanzhoglo's mansion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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12  You laugh and say that in such circumstances a hen-house is as good as a mansion.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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13  But meanwhile I will not take a hen-house for a mansion.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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14  The grandee's well-known mansion on the English Quay glittered with innumerable lights.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Near by could be seen the familiar ruins of a half-burned mansion occupied by the French, with lilac bushes still showing dark green beside the fence.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
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Example Sentence:
1  It is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion.
2  Colerain mansion is listed on the national register of historic places.
3  The broad steps in front of the mansion made it look very dignified.
4  This practical, hands-on book shows you how to build or remodel conscientiously, whether your dream home is a simple house or a brand-new multimillion-dollar mansion.
5  The rebels besieged the heavily-fortified executive mansion.
6  The historic mansion was presented by the owner to the city, and is now kept up by the local authority.
7  As the police visibly tighten the noose around the mansion, the guerrillas respond with rhetoric and warning bursts of gunfire.
8  During his checkered career he had lived in palatial mansions and in dreary boarding houses.