Definition of manse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mæns//
; NAmE NAmE//mæns//
Religious buildings
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the house of a Christian minister, especially in Scotland See related entries: Religious buildings Word Originlate 15th cent. (denoting the principal house of an estate): from medieval Latin mansus ‘house, dwelling’, from manere ‘remain’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: manse