villa: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vil'u), [key]
  1. a country residence or estate.
  2. any imposing or pretentious residence, esp. one in the country or suburbs maintained as a retreat by a wealthy person.
  3. a detached or semidetached dwelling house, usually suburban.


Pronunciation: (vē'u Sp. bē'yä), [key]
  1. (Doroteo Arango, “Pancho Villa”), 1877–1923, Mexican general and revolutionist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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