Definition of villa
1 : a country estate
2 : the rural or suburban residence of a wealthy person
3 British : a detached or semidetached urban residence with yard and garden space
Examples of villa in a Sentence
They rented a seaside villa for two weeks.
a millionaire with a luxurious villa in Mexico
Recent Examples of villa from the Web
Standard features include a three-car garage (a two-car garage with villa homes), stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, granite countertops and custom cabinetry.
The largest of them was a glitzy bash at a villa outside downtown that evoked halcyon days of festivals past, when established U.S. and French giants regularly threw over-the-top parties.
He was also pictured Friday splashing around in the pool at his villa with U.K. blogger Maggie Petrova.
Nero's Sunken City Nero and Julius Caesar owned villas there.
Australian media spent two weeks camped outside the villa, attempting to catch a glimpse of the elusive drug smuggler.
There are also offbeat places to stay, from beachfront villas to isolated jungle dwellings.
Spotify takes over a villa and throws big bashes all week.
And even floating villas that are basically the Jetsons equivalent to a houseboat.
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VILLA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of villa for English Language Learners
: 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
VILLA Defined for Kids
Definition of villa for Students
: a large house or estate usually in the country
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