Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: villa
IPA transcription: [v'ɪlə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: villa
    Meaning: pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds
  • Synonyms: villa
    Meaning: country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard
  • Synonyms: villa
    Meaning: detached or semidetached suburban house
  • Synonyms: Villa, Pancho_Villa, Francisco_Villa, Doroteo_Arango
    Meaning: Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
Usage examples
  • Slavery is always the same, whether in a Roman villa or on a Barbarian farm.
  • Mamma has already looked at a villa near Torquay, which will suit us delightfully."
  • He distributed these presents among his friends, such as those in the villa of "the falling flowers," and to the Princess.
  • The King has most kindly placed a little villa at Ischia at my disposal; but I do not mean to avail myself of the politeness.
  • They walked beneath the venerable flanking trees toward the Maxineff villa, which surmounted a wooded continuation of the street.
  • This he did with a notion of placing there some of his intimate friends, such as the younger one of the ladies in the "Villa of Falling Flowers."
  • It was not until 1914 that he was recalled from the Philippines, and then very shortly was sent across the Mexican border in the pursuit of Villa.
  • And then he had suggested that she should go alone perhaps for a shorter time, and stay in her brother's villa with the children, Alice and Stephen.
  • It was one evening in April of the following year that Genji happened to be going to the villa of "the falling flowers," and passed by the mansion of the Princess.
  • It was you whom they sought for this diamond affair, whom they convicted of crime and sentenced to death, and it was you who escaped from the prison at Villa Rica a few hours before you should have been executed!