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Villa vs. Cottage

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Main Difference

The main difference between Villa and Cottage is that the Villa is a independent-standing house and Cottage is a typically, a small house.

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  • Villa (noun)

    A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.

  • Villa (noun)

    A family house, often semi-detached, in a middle class street.

  • Villa (noun)

    A country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.

  • Cottage (noun)

    A small house; a cot; a hut.

  • Cottage (noun)

    A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.

    "Most cottages in the area were larger and more elaborate than my home."

  • Cottage (noun)

    A public lavatory

  • Cottage (verb)

    To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.

  • Cottage (verb)

    To have homosexual sex in a public lavatory; to practice cottaging.

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  • Villa (noun)

    (especially in continental Europe) a large and luxurious country house in its own grounds.

  • Villa (noun)

    a detached or semi-detached house in a residential district, typically one that is Victorian or Edwardian in style

    "Madison Villas"

  • Villa (noun)

    a rented holiday home abroad.

  • Villa (noun)

    a large country house of Roman times, having an estate and consisting of farm and residential buildings arranged around a courtyard.

  • Cottage (noun)

    a small house, typically one in the country

    "a holiday cottage"

  • Cottage (noun)

    a simple house forming part of a farm, used by a worker

    "farm cottages"

  • Cottage (noun)

    (in the context of casual homosexual encounters) a public toilet.

  • Cottage (verb)

    perform homosexual acts in a public toilet

    "I was busted for cottaging"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Villa (noun)

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

  • Cottage (noun)

    A small house; a cot; a hut.

Webster Dictionary
  • Villa (noun)

    Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)

  • Villa (noun)

    detached or semi-detached suburban house

  • Villa (noun)

    country house in ancient Rome consisting of residential quarters and farm buildings around a courtyard

  • Villa (noun)

    pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds

  • Cottage (noun)

    a small house with a single story

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