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vil·la

 (vĭl′ə)
n.
1. The often large, luxurious country house of a well-to-do person.
2. A country estate with a substantial house.
3. Chiefly British A house in a middle-class suburb.

[Italian, from Latin vīlla; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

Villa

(ˈviːə; Spanish ˈbiʎa)
n
(Biography) Francisco (franˈsisko), called Pancho Villa, original name Doroteo Arango. ?1877–1923, Mexican revolutionary leader

Villa

(ˈviːə; Spanish ˈbiʎa)
n
(Biography) Francisco (franˈsisko), called Pancho Villa, original name Doroteo Arango. ?1877–1923, Mexican revolutionary leader

vil•la

(ˈvɪl ə)

n., pl. -las.
1. a country residence or estate.
2. an imposing country or suburban home of a wealthy person.
3. Brit. a detached or semidetached house.
[1605–15; (< Italian) < Latin vīlla a country house, farm, akin to vīcus village, wick2]

Vil•la

(ˈvi ə)

n.
Francisco, (Doroteo Arango, “Pancho Villa” ), 1877–1923, Mexican general and revolutionist.

villa

1. (1) A Roman or Renaissance country house. (2) A modern detached house.
2. An ancient Roman country house with both residential and farm buildings arranged around a courtyard.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.villa - Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)Villa - Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
2.villa - detached or semidetached suburban housevilla - detached or semidetached suburban house
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
3.villa - country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyardvilla - country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard
country house - a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country
4.villa - pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive groundsvilla - pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds
country house - a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country
Translations
فيلافيلا: مَنزِل بالضَّواحي
vilaletní sídlo
feriehuslandstedvilla
huvila
vila
einbÿlishús, villa; setur
大邸宅
정원 딸린 교외 주택
vila
villa
letné sídlovila
vila
villa
บ้านพักตากอากาศขนาดใหญ่
biệt thự

villa

[ˈvɪlə] N (Roman) → villa f; (= country house) → casa f de campo, quinta f; (for holiday) → chalet m

villa

[ˈvɪlə] nvilla f

villa

nVilla f

villa

[ˈvɪlə] nvilla

villa

(ˈvilə) noun
a type of detached or semi-detached (usually luxury) house, in the country or suburbs, or used for holidays at the seaside. They have a villa at the seaside.

villa

فيلا vila landsted Villa έπαυλη chalet huvila villa vila villa 大邸宅 정원 딸린 교외 주택 villa villa willa casa de campo, moradia вилла villa บ้านพักตากอากาศขนาดใหญ่ villa biệt thự 别墅
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As they came up onto the stone plateau that crowns the hill, Amy waved her hand as if welcoming him to her favorite haunt, and said, pointing here and there, "Do you remember the Cathedral and the Corso, the fishermen dragging their nets in the bay, and the lovely road to Villa Franca, Schubert's Tower, just below, and best of all, that speck far out to sea which they say ils Corsica?
It was a long, roomy, one-storied villa, with a not unpicturesque combination of deep veranda and trellis work, which relieved the flat monotony of the interior and the barrenness of the freshly- cleared ground.
For being at Tranque, years ago, when attached to the trading-ship Dey of Algiers, I was invited to spend part of the Arsacidean holidays with the lord of Tranque, at his retired palm villa at Pupella; a sea-side glen not very far distant from what our sailors called Bamboo-Town, his capital.
The married couple were enjoying their honeymoon, and entertaining a brilliant circle of friends in their splendid villa, near Lake Pontchartrain, when, one day, a letter was brought to him in that well-remembered writing.
The word is from the Latin villa which together with via, a way, or more anciently ved and vella, Varro derives from veho, to carry, because the villa is the place to and from which things are carried.
I know the region where the Seventh's child's aunt lives; I know all the lovely country for miles around; I'll bet I've seen her aunt's villa many a time; I'll bet I've been in it in those pleasant old times when I was a Spanish gentleman.
You shall go to a place I have in the south of France: a whitewashed villa on the shores of the Mediterranean.
The stillness of lake and shore and wood was so wonderful that he did not go into the villa he lived in.
North Shingles Villa, Aldborough, Suffolk, July 22d.
James he set off one morning, from the neighbourhood of Naples, where we had a villa (the young woman being very partial to the sea), and, under pretence of coming back in a day or so, left it in charge with me to break it out, that, for the general happiness of all concerned, he was' - here an interruption of the short cough - 'gone.
After a few years he could not endure to be long out of England, and gave up the villa that he had shared at Trouville with Lord Henry, as well as the little white walled-in house at Algiers where they had more than once spent the winter.
Then the band would play a march, an amnesty would be declared, the Pope would agree to retire from Rome to Brazil; then there would be a ball for the whole of Italy at the Villa Borghese on the shores of Lake Como, Lake Como being for that purpose transferred to the neighbourhood of Rome; then would come a scene in the bushes, and so on, and so on--as though you did not know all about it?