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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It meant we were able to amble through the beautiful Kensington streets, ogling the multi-million pound mansion blocks rather than having to rush the children around on the Tube.
He also praised the "charm and beauty of a place like (the London borough's of) Kensington and Chelsea" as he espoused the benefits of terraces and mansion blocks over high-rise towers.
A series of 3D printed plastic mansion blocks made entirely from recycled plastic could be the answer to housing and recycling in the future.
SQUATTERS yesterday clash with bailiffs who arrived to turf them out of six mansion blocks where some had lived rent-free for up to 32 years.