villa

A Latin word for a house or a farm usually connected with farming, which often depended on a town for its economy. Some villas were farmhouses and some were like palaces and highly decorated with painted walls and mosaic floors, and even central heating. Villas were usually part of an agricultural estate. The workers lived in ordinary houses made o…...

Villa

A large house in the country. Some villas were farmhouses and some were like palaces.

villa

  1. Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
  2. (British) detached or semi-detached 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

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 mon...
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Villa

(from the article `bee fly`) The larvae of Bombylius major, the large bee fly of the Northern Hemisphere and one of the earliest to appear in spring, are parasitic on solitary ...
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Villa

(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 2nd century BCE; the villa urbana was a luxurious, exp...
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villa

[n] - Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923) 2. [n] - (British) detached or semi-detached suburban house 3. [n] - country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard 4. [n] - pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds
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Villa

• (n.) A country seat; a country or suburban residence of some pretensions to elegance.
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Villa

Pancho Villa noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
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Villa

[Corvera] 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. The population is 386 (INE 2011). ==Villages== ...
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Villa

Vil'la noun ; plural Villas . [ Latin villa , Late Latin also village, dim. of Latin vicus a village: confer Italian & French villa . See Vicinity , and confer Vill , Village , Villain .] A country seat; a country or suburban residence ...
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Villa

1. The Roman word villa strictly means a farm. However, it is taken to mean the equivalent of a country house with decorative and specialised technological aspects. These might include hypocausts and mosaics and so on. Some argue that these had a military connection - either in building them, or the villa supplying the military. They are rarely fou...
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Villa

A large house in the country. Some villas were farmhouses and some were like palaces.
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villa

country estate, complete with house, grounds, and subsidiary buildings. The term villa particularly applies to the suburban summer residences of the ... [6 related articles]
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villa

country house, country estate / (med.) manor, village.
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villa

Latin, meaning: country house, country estate /(med.) manor, village.
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