Buena-vista meaning

bwā'nə vĭs'tə, bwĕ'nä vēs'tä
A locality in northern Mexico just south of Saltillo. In the Mexican War US forces led by Zachary Taylor defeated a Mexican army commanded by Antonio López de Santa Anna on February 22–23, 1847.
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Site of a battle (1847) of the Mexican War, near Saltillo, Mexico, in which Santa Ana's army withdrew after a stalemated engagement with U.S. forces under Zachary Taylor, giving Taylor control of N Mexico.
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