mir·​a·​dor | \ ˈmir-ə-ˌdȯr How to pronounce mirador (audio) , ˌmir-ə-ˈdȯr \

Definition of mirador

: a turret, window, or balcony designed to command an extensive outlook

Examples of mirador in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web México Perhaps the most popular lookout point in all of San Miguel de Allende, this mirador offers unbeatable views of the centro down below. Kylie Madry, Travel + Leisure, 7 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of mirador

1672, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mirador

borrowed from Spanish, borrowed from Catalan, from mirar "to look at" (going back to Latin mīrārī "to be surprised, look with wonder at") + -ador (going back to Latin -ātōrium, from -ā-, verb stem formative + -tōrium, suffix of place, from neuter of -tōrius, adjective derivative of -tor, agent suffix)

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“Mirador.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mirador. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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