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mansion

1. a large and imposing house
2. a less common word for manor house
3. Brit a block of flats
4. Astrology any of 28 divisions of the zodiac each occupied on successive days by the moon

Mansion

A large and imposing dwelling; a large apartment in a building.

What does it mean when you dream about a mansion?

Our house is often a symbol of our body, so a mansion in a dream can represent a “rich” sense of self or even an exaggerated sense of self. A mansion might also represent our future potential, as something we might eventually grow into. (See also Home).

mansion

1. A very large, imposing, stately residence.
2. In colonial times, the residence of a landholder.
3. A manor house; also called a mansion house.
References in classic literature ?
Leave this mansion instantly, while its inmates sleep sound after the last night's revel.
So saying, he turned back to the mansion, attended by the Jester.
This figure advanced to the outer door of the mansion, and throwing both its leaves wide open, withdrew a little to one side and looked back towards the grand staircase as if expecting some person to descend.
But superstition, among other legends of this mansion, repeats the wondrous tale, that on the anniversary night of Britain's discomfiture the ghosts of the ancient governors of Massachusetts still glide through the portal of the Province House.
But the under surfaces of the huge masses of agitated vapor, as well as all terrestrial objects immediately around us, were glowing in the unnatural light of a faintly luminous and distinctly visible gaseous exhalation which hung about and enshrouded the mansion.
At the termination of this sentence I started, and for a moment, paused; for it appeared to me (although I at once concluded that my excited fancy had deceived me)--it appeared to me that, from some very remote portion of the mansion, there came, indistinctly, to my ears, what might have been, in its exact similarity of character, the echo (but a stifled and dull one certainly) of the very cracking and ripping sound which Sir Launcelot had so particularly described.
From that chamber, and from that mansion, I fled aghast.
When those four quite honest men said that no man had gone into the Mansions, they did not really mean that no man had gone into them.
He is dressed rather handsomely in red, blue and gold," replied the priest promptly with precision, "and in this striking, and even showy, costume he entered Himylaya Mansions under eight human eyes; he killed Smythe in cold blood, and came down into the street again carrying the dead body in his arms--"
ISLAMABAD -- Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has said that he is reviewing fake documents pertaining to PTI chairman Imran Khan Banigala mansion and he will show his reaction after verification of the matter.
After two years of an extensive privately-funded renovation, the Illinois Governor's Mansion will reopen to the public on July 14, 2018, Illinois' First Lady Diana Rauner announced today at the annual Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism.
When publishing mogul Hugh Heffner died recently aged 91, he was surrounded by family and former 'playmates' at his Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles.