Villas

A country estate with a large house, subsidiary buildings and extensive landscaped grounds, especially those of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance Italy.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
106
Names
villa
villas
villa's Dutch
villae Latin
casas de campo Spanish
casa de campo Spanish

More Definitions

Used since the Roman period to designate country houses, generally of some pretension, and often including their outbuildings and gardens.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005517. The J. Paul Getty Trust.