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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.]
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villa

(ˈvɪlə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Rome) a country house, usually consisting of farm buildings and residential quarters around a courtyard
2. a large and usually luxurious country residence
3. Brit a detached or semidetached suburban house
4. NZ a medium-sized suburban house standing in its own grounds
[C17: via Italian from Latin; related to Latin vīcus a village]
ˈvilla-ˌlike adj

Villa

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

[ˈvɪlə] nvilla f
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villa

nVilla f
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villa

[ˈvɪlə] nvilla
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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.
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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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References in classic literature ?
The scene suggested a Swiss Alp rather than the shrine and centre of a leisured world, and was marred only by two ugly little villas-- the villas that had competed with Cecil's engagement, having been acquired by Sir Harry Otway the very afternoon that Lucy had been acquired by Cecil.
About half a mile beyond the last of the old cottages, modern England met you again under the form of a row of little villas, set up by an adventurous London builder who had bought the land a bargain.
Wooden balconies and overhanging eaves had been added to them, so that, in the language of the advertisement, there were vacant three eligible Swiss-built villas, with sixteen rooms, no basement, electric bells, hot and cold water, and every modern convenience, including a common tennis lawn, to be let at L100 a year, or L1,500 purchase.
Then round the corner of the lane, from between the villas that guarded it at its confluence with the high road, came a little cart drawn by a sweating black pony and driven by a sallow youth in a bowler hat, grey with dust.
While Harley talked with Henderson, Villa investigated Michael; and Michael scarcely opened his eyes ere he closed them again.
The side kept hidden from the general notice, exhibited this same gentleman in the totally different character of a man of pleasure, with a villa in the suburbs which was not taken in his own name, and with a lady in the villa, who was not taken in his own name, either.
"It's not you that he's afraid of, Villa," he said.
"North Shingles Villa, Aldborough, Suffolk, July 22d.
He had had his last interview with her at his cousin Betsy's summer villa. He visited the Karenins' summer villa as rarely as possible.
Having at length earned enough to take a holiday, and being sick of the place, he proposed to put his villa, on the slope of the mountain, at his sister's disposal.
Five years passed--and the lives of the three men who had sat at the dinner-table in the Hampstead villa began, in their altered aspects, to reveal the progress of time and change.
Before sunset we entered one of the wide valleys, or rather bays, which open on the plain: this soon narrowed into a ravine, where a little higher up the house of Villa Vicencio is situated.