Pronunciation: (vil'u), [key]
1. a country residence or estate.
2. any imposing or pretentious residence, esp. one in the country or suburbs maintained as a retreat by a wealthy person.
3. Brit.a detached or semidetached dwelling house, usually suburban.
Pronunciation: (vē'u; Sp. bē'yä), [key]
Fran•cis•co Pronunciation: (frän-sēs'kô), [key] (Doroteo Arango, “Pancho Villa”), 1877–1923, Mexican general and revolutionist.
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