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villa

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noun vil·la \ˈvi-lə\

Simple Definition of villa

  • : a large house or estate that is usually located in the country

  • : a house that you can rent and live in when on vacation

  • : a house in the city with a yard and garden

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of villa

  1. 1 :  a country estate

  2. 2 :  the rural or suburban residence of a wealthy person

  3. 3 British :  a detached or semidetached urban residence with yard and garden space

Examples of villa in a sentence

  1. They rented a seaside villa for two weeks.

  2. <a millionaire with a luxurious villa in Mexico>



Origin and Etymology of villa

Italian, from Latin; akin to Latin vicus village — more at vicinity


First Known Use: 1611

Rhymes with villa


Villa

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biographical name Vil·la \ˈvē-yə\

Definition of Villa

  1. Francisco 1878–1923 Pan*cho play \ˈpän-(ˌ)chō, ˈpan-\ Villa originally Doroteo Arango Mex. bandit & revolutionary




VILLA Defined for Kids

villa

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noun vil·la \ˈvi-lə\

Definition of villa for Students

  1. :  a large house or estate usually in the country





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