Vista meaning

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A site offering such a view.
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A view or outlook, esp. one seen through a long passage, as between rows of houses or trees.
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A comprehensive mental view of a series of remembered or anticipated events.
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The definition of a vista is a distant view seen through a opening or a place where a distant view is best seen.

An example of a vista is a river view from a cliff between two mountains.

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(proper) A U.S. government program established in 1964 to provide volunteers to work at improving the living conditions of persons in impoverished areas of the U.S., its possessions, and Puerto Rico.
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(figuratively) A vision, a view presented to the mind in prospect or in retrospect by the imagination.

A vista of pleasure to come.

Dim vistas of the past.

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(1) See Windows Vista.
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A distant view or prospect, especially one seen through some opening, avenue or a passage.
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Vista is defined as a U.S. government poverty program established in 1964 where volunteers organized local poor citizens to improve their living conditions.

An example of Vista was the Rosehill project in Duplin County, North Carolina where 20 recently-graduated college students established farm cooperatives with local citizens.

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An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects; a broad mental view.
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Origin of vista

  • Italian from feminine past participle of vedere to see from Latin vidēre weid- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian vista (“view, sight"), from visto, past participle of vedere (“to see"), from Latin vidÄ“re, present active infinitive of videō (“I see"). Compare vision, video.

    From Wiktionary