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villa in House topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvillavil‧la /ˈvɪlə/ noun [countable]  1 British English a house that you use or rent while you are on holiday2 TBBDHHa big house in the country with a large garden3 a house in a town Victorian villas4 TBBan ancient Roman house or farm with land surrounding it
Examples from the Corpus
villaLast year his family bought a villa in a smart Athens suburb.She studied my schedule and booked us into a villa in Aruba for a week.The materials used to build villas varied according to what was easily available nearby.Guy Sterne's magnificent villa stood alone, on its own private crescent of beach.There was somebody moving around in the villa.Together they went back inside the villa.Then Miguel himself came round the corner of the villa, dressed in a white open-necked shirt and dark fitted trousers.