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MANSION. This term is synonymous with house. (q.v.) 1 Chit. Pr. 167; 2 T. R. 502; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 215, n. 35; 9 B. & C. 681; S. C. 17 E. C. L. R. 472, and the cases there cited; Com. Dig. Justices, P 5; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 199. A portion only of a building may come under the description of a mansion-house. 1 Leach, 89, 428; 1 East, P. C. C. 15, s. 19. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1571, note.

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His quest takes him along the Thames, from a Chelsea mansion block to a rundown estate in east London.
The four-bedroom luxury fourth-floor flat on London's Marylebone Road is one of 100 flats in an imposing mansion block, mostly occupied by wealthy foreigners.
He fell from the balcony of his mansion block penthouse in West Hampstead on July 30 last year.
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He is by far the wealthiest of the friends and lives in an expensive mansion block in Hampstead.
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Now he's got his feet under the table in a massive mansion block overlooking Central Park.