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belvedere

noun bel·ve·dere \ˈbel-və-ˌdir\

Definition of BELVEDERE

:  a structure (as a cupola or a summerhouse) designed to command a view
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Examples of BELVEDERE

  1. <a Greek revival belvedere stands majestically on a grassy knoll overlooking the river>

Origin of BELVEDERE

Italian, literally, beautiful view
First Known Use: 1593

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