Definitions for vistaˈvɪs tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vis•ta*ˈvɪs tə(n.)(pl.)-tas.

  1. a view or prospect, esp. one seen through a long, narrow passage, as between rows of trees or houses.

  2. a far-reaching mental view.

* Syn: See view.

Origin of vista:

1650–60; < It: a view < L vidēre

vis′ta•less(adj.)

Vis•taˈvɪs tə(n.)

  1. a town in SW California. 57,220.

    Category: Geography (places)

VISTAˈvɪs tə(n.)

  1. Volunteers in Service to America.

    Category: Government

Princeton's WordNet

  1. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)

    the visual percept of a region

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

Wiktionary

  1. vista(Noun)

    A distant view or prospect, especially one seen through some opening, avenue or a passage

  2. vista(Noun)

    A site offering such a view.

  3. vista(Noun)

    A vision, a view presented to the mind in prospect or in retrospect by the imagination.

  4. Origin: From vista, from visto, past participle of vedere, from videre, present active infinitive of video. Compare vision, video.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vista(noun)

    a view; especially, a view through or between intervening objects, as trees; a view or prospect through an avenue, or the like; hence, the trees or other objects that form the avenue

Freebase

  1. Vista

    Vista is a city in Southern California and is located in northernwestern San Diego County. Vista is a medium sized city within the San Diego Metropolitan Area and had a population of 93,834 at the 2010 census. Vista also includes portions of unincorporated San Diego County to north and east, with a county island in the central west, which is within its sphere of influence. Located just seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, it has a Mediterranean climate. Originally the lands of Rancho Buena Vista, Vista was founded on October 9, 1882 with an establishment of a post office. It was incorporated January 28, 1963 and became a charter city on June 13, 2007. Vista has more than 25 educational institutions for youth, and a business park home to over 800 companies. Vista was listed as the seventh-best place in the United States for family life, based on factors such as jobs and business opportunities, education, climate, and cost-of-living in a 2008 review.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

view(noun)

(an outlook on to, or picture of) a scene

Your house has a fine view of the hills; He painted a view of the harbour.

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