Residence vs Villa - What's the difference?

residence | villa |

As a noun residence

is residence (place where one resides).

As a proper noun villa is

(soccer) , a football club based in birmingham.




(en noun)
  • The place where one lives.
  • * Macaulay
  • Johnson took up his residence in London.
  • A building used as a home.
  • The place where a corporation is established.
  • The state of living in a particular place or environment.
  • * Sir M. Hale
  • The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.
  • The place where anything rests permanently.
  • * Milton
  • But when a king sets himself to bandy against the highest court and residence of all his regal power, he then fights against his own majesty and kingship.
  • subsidence, as of a sediment
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.
  • (Jeremy Taylor)



    (wikipedia villa)


    (en noun)
  • A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=, title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days, chapter=3/6/1 citation
  • , passage=This villa' was long and low and white, and severe after its manner?: for upon and about it were none of those playful ebullitions of taste, such as conical towers, domed roofs, embattlements, statues, coloured tiles and crenellations, such as are dear to architects of ' villas all the world over.}}
  • (UK) A family house, often semi-detached, in a middle class street.
  • (Ancient Rome) a country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.
  • See also

    * dacha ----