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Villa vs. Mansion

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Villanoun

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

Mansionnoun

A large house or building, usually built for the wealthy.

Villanoun

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

Mansionnoun

(UK) A luxurious flat (apartment).

Villanoun

A country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.

Mansionnoun

(obsolete) A house provided for a clergyman; a manse.

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Villanoun

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

Mansionnoun

(obsolete) A stopping-place during a journey; a stage.

Villanoun

Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)

Mansionnoun

(historical) An astrological house; a station of the moon.

Villanoun

detached or semi-detached suburban house

Mansionnoun

(Chinese astronomy) One of twenty-eight sections of the sky.

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Villanoun

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

Mansionnoun

An individual habitation or apartment within a large house or group of buildings. (Now chiefly in allusion to John 14:2.)

Villanoun

pretentious and luxurious country residence with extensive grounds

Mansionnoun

Any of the branches of the Rastafari movement.

Villanoun

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

Mansionnoun

A dwelling place, - whether a part or whole of a house or other shelter.

‘In my Father's house are many mansions.’; ‘These poets near our princes sleep,And in one grave their mansions keep.’;

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Villanoun

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

‘Madison Villas’;

Mansionnoun

The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence: Any house of considerable size or pretension.

Villanoun

a rented holiday home abroad.

Mansionnoun

A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. See 1st House, 8.

Villanoun

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

Mansionnoun

The place in the heavens occupied each day by the moon in its monthly revolution.

‘The eight and twenty mansionsThat longen to the moon.’;

Villa

A villa is a type of house that was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house. Since its origins in the Roman villa, the idea and function of a villa has evolved considerably.

Mansionverb

To dwell; to reside.

Mansionnoun

(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Mansionnoun

a large and imposing house

Mansionnoun

a large, impressive house.

Mansionnoun

a large block of flats.

Mansionnoun

a terrace or mansion block

‘Carlyle Mansions’;

Mansion

A mansion is a large dwelling house. The word itself derives through Old French from the Latin word mansio , an abstract noun derived from the verb manere .

‘dwelling’; ‘to dwell’;

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