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Meaning of MANSION

Pronunciation:  'manshun

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

MANSION is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: hall, house, manse, mansion house, planetary house, residence, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign
 See Also: Aquarius, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Archer, Aries, Aries the Ram, Balance, Bull, Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Capricon the Goat, Capricorn, castle, Crab, Fish, Gemini, Gemini the Twins, Goat, house, Leo, Leo the Lion, Libra, Libra the Balance, Libra the Scales, Lion, manor, manor hall, manor house, palace, part, Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Ram, region, Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Scorpio, Scorpio the Scorpion, Scorpion, stately home, Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Twins, Virgin, Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Water Bearer, zodiac



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Man"sion\, n. [OF. mansion, F. maison, fr. L. mansio a
    staying, remaining, a dwelling, habitation, fr. manere,
    mansum, to stay, dwell; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Manse}, {Manor},
    {Menagerie}, {Menial}, {Permanent}.]
    1. A dwelling place, -- whether a part or whole of a house or
       other shelter. [Obs.]
             In my Father's house are many mansions. --John xiv.
             These poets near our princes sleep, And in one grave
             their mansions keep.                  --Den?am.
    2. The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence:
       Any house of considerable size or pretension.
    3. (Astrol.) A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. See 1st
       {House}, 8. --Chaucer.
    4. The place in the heavens occupied each day by the moon in
       its monthly revolution. [Obs.]
             The eight and twenty mansions That longen to the
             moon.                                 --Chaucer.
    {Mansion house}, the house in which one resides;
       specifically, in London and some other cities, the
       official residence of the Lord Mayor. --Blackstone.
  2. \Man"sion\, v. i.
    To dwell; to reside. [Obs.] --Mede.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a mansion in your dream, symbolizes your greatest potential and growth. You may feel that your current situation or relationship is in a rut.
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 Related Terms: aspect, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, castle, chateau, court, estate, genethliac astrology, genethliacism, genethliacs, genethlialogy, hall, horoscope, horoscopy, house, manor, mundane astrology, mundane house, nativity, natural astrology, palace, palais, palatial residence, palazzo, planetary house, stargazing, tower, villa, zodiac