What does Villa mean?

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ˈvɪl əVil·la

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Villa, Pancho Villa, Francisco Villa, Doroteo Arango(noun)

    Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)

  2. villa(noun)

    detached or semidetached suburban house

  3. villa(noun)

    country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard

  4. villa(noun)

    pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds

Wiktionary

  1. villa(Noun)

    A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.

    Etymology: From villa, from villa

  2. villa(Noun)

    (UK) A family house, often semi-detached, in a middle class street.

    Etymology: From villa, from villa

  3. villa(Noun)

    In ancient Rome, a country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.

    Etymology: From villa, from villa

  4. Villa(ProperNoun)

    Aston Villa Football Club, a football club based in Birmingham

    Etymology: From villa, from villa

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villa(noun)

    a country seat; a country or suburban residence of some pretensions to elegance

    Etymology: [L. villa, LL. also village, dim. of L. vicus a village: cf. It. & F. villa. See Vicinity, and cf. Vill, Village, Villain.]

Freebase

  1. Villa

    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. After the fall of the Roman Republic, villas became small farming compounds, which were increasingly fortified in Late Antiquity, sometimes transferred to the Church for reuse as a monastery. Then they gradually re-evolved through the Middle Ages, into elegant upper-class country homes. In modern parlance 'villa' can refer to a various types and sizes of residences, ranging from the suburban "semi-detached" double villa to residences in the wildland-urban interface.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Villa

    vil′a, n. a country residence or seat: a suburban mansion—also Vill.—ns. Vill′adom, villas collectively, people living in them; Vill′āge, any small assemblage of houses, less than a town: (orig.) a number of houses inhabited by persons near the residence of a proprietor or farmer: (law) a manor, a parish or the outlying part of a parish; Vill′age-commū′nity, a clan of settlers who built their huts on a tract of land and laid out common fields which they cultivated in common as one family, the land being divided out every few years into family lots, but the whole continuing to be cultivated by the community subject to the established customs as interpreted in the village-council by the sense of the village elders—the so-called Mark system of Sir Henry Maine; Vill′āger, an inhabitant of a village; Vill′āgery (Shak.), a district of villages; Vill′akin, Villanette′, a little villa.—adj. Villat′ic (Milt.), pertaining to a farm. [O. Fr. ville (Fr. ville)—L. villa, a country-house, prob. reduced from vicla, dim. of vicus, a village; Gr. oikos, a house.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Villa' in Nouns Frequency: #1799

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Villa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Villa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Villa in a Sentence

  1. Neil Holbrook of Cotsworld Archaeology:

    The mosaic is a truly important find, not only is it a fantastic new piece of Roman art from Britain, but it also tells us about the lifestyle and social pretensions of the owner of the villa at Boxford.

  2. Carlos Caicedo:

    We went to the villa. This guy shook our hands, looks us in the eyes, he tells his fake story, and we couldn't feel anything from this guy. Like, I just can't believe it.

  3. Mustafa Sagizly:

    My villa is now inhabited by four families.

  4. Steve Membery:

    Its relatively rare to excavate this number of Roman burials in our region, but in particular, in this case, we are very confident that all the burials are people who worked on a Roman villa estate.

  5. Lydia Villa-Komaroff:

    Lydia Villa-Komaroff is a molecular a cellular biologist that was my favorite. I researched her multiple times and she never had new stuff but she had enough to fill 4 pages.

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