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villas, plural;
  1. (esp. in continental Europe) A large and luxurious country residence

  2. A large country house of Roman times, having an estate and consisting of farm and residential buildings arranged around a courtyard

  3. A detached or semidetached house in a residential district, typically one that is Victorian or Edwardian in style


  1. Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
  2. detached or semidetached suburban house
  3. country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard
  4. pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds
  5. A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house. Since its origins in the Roman villa, the idea and function of a villa have evolved considerably. ...
  6. Villa is one of seven parishes (administrative divisions) in the Corvera de Asturias municipality, within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.
  7. Villa is a genus of flies belonging to the bee-fly family (Bombyliidae). They range in size from , and have typically rounded heads. The males of some species have a brilliant mat of silvery patagial scales. Villa species are found on all continents except Antarctica. ...
  8. * David Villa, a Spanish footballer * Emmanuel Villa, an Argentinian footballer * Javier Villa, a Spanish racing driver * Marco Villa, a cyclist * Pancho Villa,a Mexican revolutionary general * Ricardo Villa, an Argentinian former footballer
  9. The Villa was a reality TV show, originally produced by Talent TV from 1999, and aired on Sky1 for four series until 2003. Reruns currently air on Fox Reality.
  10. Villas is a Spanish placename and surname, from the plural form of villa.
  11. (Villas) A house usually located in the country or near the sea.
  12. The Villas are a popular place to live in West Campus, especially for sophomore sorority girls, so guys, you might want to get in there too. However, there are several Villas and you must know what to call each of them.
  13. Latin word for a country estate. It refers to the land itself and to the buildings upon it.
  14. (Latin) a country estate and the most preferable form of Roman housing; the villa was surrounded by lush colonnaded gardens and often had spectacular views of the countryside or sea; opulent art, the abundant foliage, and the open space of the villa were a result of Hellenistic influence of the ...
  15. A large house in the country. Some Roman villas were farmhouses and some were like palaces.
  16. the largest of the Hispanic municipalities in New Mexico; the four villas were Santa Fe, Santa Cruz de la Cañada, Albuquerque, and El Paso del Norte.
  17. usually a freestanding house (In the Wolfson Towers complex, this term refers to a terraced apartment with a large balcony.)
  18. A villa is a detached or semi-detached (i.e., sharing a common wall with another villa) single family home that is often grouped together with other villas in a uniform style with direct access to common outdoor areas. Villas typically have front and back yards, and sometimes side yards. ...
  19. (a) in antiquity and the Renaissance, a large country house; (b) in modern times, a detached house in the country or suburbs.
  20. Originally a Roman country house or farm. The term was revived in England in the 18th century under the influence of Palladio (see Palladian) and used for smaller, compact country houses. In the later 19th century it was debased to describe any suburban house.
  21. Smaller home on a small lot, may share side wall with another home.
  22. (pron. vee-sha) Urquiza style    See tango salón.
  23. The term villa is typically used to describe an up-market luxury house with a pool, usually near the beach. However, do not be surprised to find this term used rather loosely in Thailand.
  24. Short for villa miseria , a shanty town.
  25. A country house for the ancient Romans, typically of one story with a central atrium or courtyard. This term is also applied to many of the houses along the seawall in Pompeii and Ercolano (Herculaneum) because these cities were seaside resorts for wealthy Romans.