Sentence Examples

  • The Milanese possess many villas here.
  • It lies on the south bank of the Thames and extends up the hills above the shore, many villas having been erected on the higher ground.
  • It is added that the remains of cats from Roman villas at Silchester and Dursley are probably referable to the domesticated breed.
  • Farther south-east, a line of sand dunes, covering the ruins of ancient villas, marks the coastline of the Roman period.
  • It was one of the oldest cities of Etruria, but does not appear in history till the Roman colonization of 247 B.C., and was never of great importance, except as a resort of wealthy Romans, many of whom (Pompey, the Antonine emperors) had villas there.

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