Vil"la (?), n.; pl. Villas (#). [L. villa, LL. also village, dim. of L. vicus a village: cf. It. & F. villa. See Vicinity, and cf. Vill, Village, Villain.]

A country seat; a country or suburban residence of some pretensions to elegance.

Dryden. Cowper.

 

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