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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.

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