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vista

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noun vis·ta \ˈvis-tə\

Simple Definition of vista

  • : a large and beautiful view of an area of land or water

  • : a large number of things that may be possible in the future

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vista

  1. 1 :  a distant view through or along an avenue or opening :  prospect

  2. 2 :  an extensive mental view (as over a stretch of time or a series of events)

Examples of vista in a sentence

  1. <a gorgeous vista of the mountains from the front window>



Origin of vista

Italian, sight, from visto, past participle of vedere to see, from Latin vidēre — more at wit


First Known Use: 1644

Rhymes with vista


VISTA

abbreviation vis·ta

Definition of VISTA

  1. Volunteers in Service to America




Vista

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geographical name Vis·ta \ˈvis-tə\

Definition of Vista

  1. city SW California N of San Diego pop 93,834




VISTA Defined for Kids

vista

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noun vis·ta \ˈvi-stə\

Definition of vista for Students

  1. :  a large and scenic view in the distance <a breathtaking mountain vista>





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