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1) Villa, Francisco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mexican revolutionary, nicknamed Pancho Villa. His real name was Doroteo Arango. 1When Villa came of age, he declared his freedom from the peonage of his parents...

2) villa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although used to designate any country residence, especially in Italy and S France, the term villa particularly refers to a type of pleasure residence with extensive...

3) Borghese Villa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scipione Cardinal Borghese outside the Porta del Popolo, Rome. Begun in 1605, the villa was transformed in the 18th cent. into a more elaborate edifice. In 1806 it...

4) Villa Doria Pamphili. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman villa, built in the 17th cent. for Camillo Pamphili, nephew of Pope Innocent X, from plans designed by Alessandro Algardi. It was situated against the western...

5) Villa d'Este. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One lies near Tivoli, c.20 mi (30 km) E of Rome. Built in 1550 by Pirro Ligorio for Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este, it is decorated with paintings and statues and is...

6) Villa Umberto I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Villa Umberto I, see Borghese Villa....

7) Villa-Lobos, Heitor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Brazilian composer, educated in Brazil but self-taught in composition. He developed an interest in Brazilian folk music, which became the strongest influence on his...

8) Villa Park. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Villa Park, village (1990 pop. 22,253), Du Page co., NE Ill.; inc. 1914. It is a residential suburb W of Chicago....

9) Belvedere. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vatican named after a villa built (1485-87) for Innocent VIII. The villa was decorated with frescoes by Pinturicchio and others; a chapel painted by Mantegna was...

10) Farnesina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peruzzi for the banker Agostino Chigi at the foot of the Janiculum on the right bank of the Tiber. One of the finest examples of Italian Renaissance architecture,...

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