Share this entry

Share this page

villa

Pronunciation: /ˈvɪlə/

Translation of villa in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [History/Historia] villa (feminine) a Roman villa una villa romana 1.2 (holiday house) chalet (masculine); (in the country) chalet (masculine), casa (feminine) de campo a holiday/seaside villa un chalet para las vacaciones/en la playa
    Example sentences
    • Several hours surfing later and Paul had located a luxurious villa, not quite in Japan, but just an hour's time difference away.
    • They made fun of the capitalist system while the élite lived in these luxurious villas and ate the best.
    • Developers have taken leases on the Grenadines for centuries; it is just that they planted Mustique with luxurious villas rather than with the cotton or sugar of times past.
    Example sentences
    • During spring and summer, villas in Europe will be very popular, says Stuart Douglas-Lee of Abercrombie & Kent.
    • A plethora of restaurants, hotels, villas and resorts are located in Ubud and cooking classes are available to tourists.
    • If you really want to stay in grand style, or if you are travelling with a gaggle of friends or family members, rent one of the privately owned Spanish-style villas within the hotel grounds.

Definition of villa in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day papista
adj
papist …
Cultural fact of the day

A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.